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Wives of Chicago Twins Who Cooperated Against El Chapo Plead Not Guilty to Money Laundering Charges

Epoch Times

July 14, 2021 Updated: July 14, 2021 


By Jason Meisner
From Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO—The wives of Chicago twins who cooperated against Sinaloa cartel kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman pleaded not guilty Tuesday to money laundering charges alleging they helped hide and spend hundreds of thousands of dollars of their husbands’ drug proceeds over more than a decade.

Vivianna Lopez, 40, also known as Mia Flores, and Valerie Gaytan, 45, also known as Olivia Flores, entered their pleas during a telephone hearing before U.S. District Judge Matthew Kennelly.

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