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Drug money launderer gets 78 months in prison


Last updated 10/29/2019 at 8:03pm

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A Tijuana man was sentenced today in federal court in San Diego to 6 1/2 years in prison for his role as a leader of an international underworld organization that laundered more than $19 million in narcotics proceeds.

Manuel Reynoso Garcia, 64, was the last of eight defendants sent to prison as a result of a multi-year investigation led by the FBI Cross Border Violence Task Force, which targeted him as one of the key leaders of the Tijuana- and San Diego-based money laundering group.

According to a plea agreement and other public records, the criminal organization was comp...

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