Laundering Ring Sentenced in McAllen
McAllen (KFXV) — Four Mexican nationals are now heading to federal prison for laundering money and drugs.
According to the U.S. Attorney’s office, six people from the RGV and Mexico all pleaded guilty in August of last year for laundering drug proceeds since 2014.
The people, identified as 49-year-old Roosevelt Faz, 48-year-old Ted Cantu, 37-year-old Sandra Haro, 41-year old, Maria Elena Bonila-Torres, 44-year-old, Guillermo Trevino and 27-year old, Erwin Rolando Contreras-Mata, were ordered to serve sentences between 72 months and 140 months.
Faz admitted during trial that he helped coördinate the group execute drug pick-ups and the laundering of money in cities like Atlanta, and St. Louis.