Nexus of Corruption between Coahuila Mexico and San Antonio Texas

Posted on August 6, 2014 • Filed under: Border Issues, Corruption, Crime, Mexico, Organized Crime, United States reported the overwhelming corruption in Coahuila allows organized crime to prevail. Corruption from municipal city hall to the governors office, throughout the state, assure the narco business will comfortably flourish.

During his governorship “Bert” Moreira and his gang of thieves have purchased luxury properties in San Antonio, and businesses in the area extending to the south border.
Coahuila corruption and drug ties spread influence to San Antonio
By Jason Buch and Guillermo Contreras
A network of politicians and businessmen from the Mexican state of Coahuila relocated to San Antonio over the past seven years, and prosecutors say a corrupt group among them invested millions of dollars in illegal kickbacks here from drug traffickers and state contractors.

San Antonio has strong historic ties to Saltillo, Coahuila’s capital. Intellectuals and landholders from the state, which borders Texas, took refuge here during the Mexican Revolution in the early 1900s. Further back, in the 1800s, Coahuila y Tejas was one state under Mexican rule. Read Article

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