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Mexico’s attorney general investigating ex-president Enrique Nieto

Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office said Tuesday that it has opened several lines of investigation against former President Enrique Peña Nieto, several weeks after the country’s anti-money laundering agency accused the former leader of handling millions of dollars in possibly...

Mexico’s ex-president Pena Nieto faces financial probe

The head of Mexico's Financial Intelligence Unit (UIF) on Thursday said it has been investigating millions of dollars' worth of money transfers involving former President Enrique Pena Nieto, in which he may have received "economic benefits." Pablo Gomez, head of...

Mexican president push for ex-presidents Nieto, Calderon to testify in corruption case

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Wednesday that his predecessors Enrique Pena Nieto and Felipe Calderon should testify about corruption allegations linked to a scandal-tainted Brazilian construction giant. The call follows accusations made by Pena Nieto's former advisor Emilio...

Former Pemex boss accused Mexico’s ex-president Nieto of corruption

The former head of Mexico’s state-oil company Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) accused former president Enrique Peña Nieto and his former finance minister of instructing him to funnel millions of dollars in bribes to the 2012 presidential campaign, part of Mexico’s...

50 Banks linked to Mexican former President Peña Nieto in corruption probe

The federal government headed by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador ordered that all accounts and financial movements made by former President Enrique Peña Nieto and his closest relatives during his administration be traced in at least 50 national and...

Former Mexico President Pena Nieto faces corruption investigation

Mexican law enforcement authorities are investigating former President Enrique Pena Nieto as part of an inquiry into corruption, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported on Wednesday. Pena Nieto has become embroiled in the investigation of Emilio Lozoya, the former chief executive...

Mexico attorney general seeks up to 39 years prison for ex-Pemex boss

Mexico's attorney general has requested a prison sentence of up to 39 years for the former chief executive of state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) for his role in a corruption scandal, two judicial sources said on Wednesday. Emilio Lozoya...

Mexico arrests businessman in Pegasus spyware case

Mexican prosecutors said Monday they have arrested a businessman on charges he used the Pegasus spyware to spy on a journalist. The software marketed by the Israeli spyware firm NSO Group has been implicated in government surveillance of opponents and...

Mexican judge jails ex-Pemex boss Emilio Lozoya in corruption case

The former head of Mexico’s state-run oil company has finally been ordered to jail on Wednesday, a year after he was extradited from Spain but offered to turn state’s evidence against other ex-officials. Emilio Lozoya served as director of the...

Former Mexican steel chief extradited from Spain over corruption charges

The former head of Mexico’s largest steelmaker was on his way back to Mexico after being extradited by Spain Wednesday, officials said. Interior Secretary Olga Sánchez Cordero said Alonso Ancira Elizondo was aboard a plane from the Attorney General’s Office,...

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India seizes $46 million from crypto exchange Vauld in money-laundering probe

India’s anti-money laundering agency has frozen assets worth $46.4 million from the local entity of Vauld for facilitating “crime-derived”...
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