Former Mexico border state official indicted in US, accused of taking bribes from cartel

  • Article by: Associated Press
  • Updated: December 2, 2013 - 6:20 PM

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — U.S. prosecutors in Texas announced Monday that they've charged the former governor of the Mexican state of Tamaulipas for allegedly accepting bribes from a drug cartel and taking part in drug trafficking.

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jd55604Dec. 2, 13 9:48 PM

How can the U.S charge a foreign national for crimes they commited in their own country? Sounds like our politicians don't really have any intentions of winding down their failed war on drugs after all.

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