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In Mexico’s Floundering Drug War, U.S. Shares Mixed Record

By Colby Adams

The following is the second installment of a two-part report on changes in the U.S.-Mexico partnership to fight cartel money laundering. The first part may be read here. More When the U.S. Justice Department accused 14 last month of washing Mexican cartel money through a horse racing operation, it signified a rare feat in the drug war: a prosecution built solely on money laundering charges. Despite years of trying to choke the financial networks of Mexicans drug gangs, such cases remain the exception, say sources. "The big fish in the game that we can really attack the cartels with are...

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