28 May 2015

US Banks Close Branches Along Mexico Border to Prevent Money Laundering

“Major US banks have recently closed branches along the southern border with Mexico in an attempt to crack down on money laundering, a reflection of the ease with which Mexican drug traffickers can legitimize illicit proceeds north of the border.” Source: US Banks Close Branches Along Mexico Border to Prevent

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27 May 2015

Criminal Battle Rages in Guerrero, Mexico Under Watch of Security Forces

“A gruesome battle between two relatively unknown drug gangs over a municipality in Guerrero, Mexico has led to mysterious disappearances, an uptick in murders, and political assassinations, the consequences of the state’s ongoing criminal fragmentation.” Source: Criminal Battle Rages in Guerrero, Mexico Under Watch of Security Forces

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27 May 2015

Gunmen kill three cops in Karachi

“At least three policemen, including a sub-inspector and two constables, were killed and another wounded early on Wednesday when unidentified attackers opened fire on a police mobile van in Karachi’s Bhangoria Goth area, a shanty-town in the limits of the Azizabad police.” Source: Gunmen kill three cops in Karachi –

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26 May 2015

Report: Military members arming Banditos biker gang

“New threats potentially faced by Texas police from members of one of the biker gangs involved in last weekend’s fatal Waco shootout could be backed by military-grade firepower, according to media reports.” Source: Report: Military members arming Banditos biker gang

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26 May 2015

Malaysia exhumes suspected migrant remains from graves

“Malaysia has begun exhuming bodies suspected to be migrants buried in mass grave sites found by the Thai border. Authorities believe migrants were held for ransom in jungle camps, and those who died were buried in 139 graves.” Source: Malaysia exhumes suspected migrant remains from graves – BBC News

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24 May 2015

Nigerian Senator-Elect Wanted in U.S. Drug Deal Put Under House Arrest

“Nigerian drug agents Saturday surrounded the house of a senator-elect wanted by the U.S. for his alleged involvement in a nearly 20-year-old heroin deal that is said to be the basis for the TV hit ‘Orange Is the New Black.’” Source: Nigerian Senator-Elect Wanted in U.S. Drug Deal Put Under

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23 May 2015

Gunfight Between Police and Gang in Mexico Leaves at Least 43 Dead

“One officer, 42 suspected gunmen die in clash with alleged members of Jalisco New Generation drug cartel “ Source: Gunfight Between Police and Gang in Mexico Leaves at Least 43 Dead – WSJ

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22 May 2015

3 Bodies Found Near Mexico City Occupied by Vigilantes

“Mexican police found at least three dismembered bodies wrapped in blankets near a southern city where residents have reported that 10 people disappeared during a vigilante takeover earlier this month and six more went missing in previous months.” Source: 3 Bodies Found Near Mexico City Occupied by Vigilantes – NYTimes.com

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22 May 2015

Colombia army raid kills 18 Farc rebels as talks inch on

“At least 18 members of the Farc rebel group have been killed in a military operation in Colombia, officials say.” Source: Colombia army raid kills 18 Farc rebels as talks inch on – BBC News

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22 May 2015

Plane leaving Venezuela with more than a ton of cocaine crashes into Caribbean

“A small plane en route from Venezuela with more than a ton of cocaine on board crashed into the Caribbean on Wednesday after being pursued by Colombia’s air force.” Source: Plane leaving Venezuela with more than a ton of cocaine crashes into Caribbean | Fox News Latino

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