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Mexico freezes bank accounts in corruption case

Monday, November 14, 2016


Mexico's government announced Sunday it has frozen 112 bank accounts and temporarily seized four properties and five businesses linked to Javier Duarte, the former governor of the Gulf coast state of Veracruz who is sought in a corruption case.

Duarte stepped down as governor Oct. 12, then disappeared. He faces charges of money laundering and organized crime.

Source: Associated Press