Sunday, May 19, 2024

Logo Central America Link

Honduran politician admits to U.S. money laundering charge

Thursday, July 27, 2017

A member of a prominent Honduran family who once served in the nation's cabinet on Wednesday pleaded guilty to a U.S. money laundering charge.

Yani Rosenthal, admitted in Manhattan federal court that, while serving as vice president of a meatpacking business owned by the family's Grupo Continental conglomerate, he "knowingly" authorized purchases of cattle from a business that helped fund the Cachiros, a drug trafficking ring.

Source: Reuters

Image Source: El Heraldo