Mexican Government Granted Construction Contracts to Yarrington’s Money Launderer

El Universal, 5/25/2012

Businessman Fernando Alejandro Cano Martínez, identified by U.S. authorities as “money launderer” of alleged bribes that the Golfo Cartel gave to former governor of Tamaulipas, Tomás Yarrington, received contracts from the Mexican federal government of 834 million Mexican pesos to carry out construction projects in the country.

Out of the 19 contracts that Cano Martínez obtained from September 2006 through last April, stands out a project granted by the Secretary of Communications in Zacatecas with 281 million Mexican pesos to expand the Zacatecas-Saltillo highway.

Read article in today’s front page of El Universal here.


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