MEXICAN CRIME AND TRUE CRIME

Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda, former Secretary of National Defense with Enrique Peña Nieto, pleaded not guilty to the three drug trafficking charges and one money laundering charge in a New York court.

In Mexico, there are 10 states with red or double red indicators for crimes committed by organized crime, according to the civil association Delictive Signal Light. At the end of the third quarter of 2020, the worst states evaluated are Colima, Baja California, Zacatecas, Quintana Roo, and Guanajuato.

Several theses maintain that unemployment - and the consequent lack of income - is among the main factors why people choose to get involved in crime; however, there are other theories that maintain that workers in precarious employment conditions and low wages are the main individuals who are inclined to commit crimes, in order to obtain more...

Cheng Mingfu, a Chinese businessman accused by the United States of financing the development of a secret missile program in Iran, has made transactions from Mexico of alleged money laundering, U.S. government reports reveal.

The crime rate continues to rise throughout Mexico as cartels break up into smaller groups that compete fiercely for territory, yet only one state in the Republic, Guerrero, has at least 40 armed organizations, which represents the toughest test for President Andres Manuel's López Obrador promise to bring peace to the country without using military...

Violence, Crime and Justice in Mexico