POSTED: Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 10:00pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 10:14pm
Federal prosecutors on Tuesday charged with money laundering a Mexican businessman with San Antonio ties, and accused him of being a front for corrupt officials from the border state of Tamaulipas.
In a related civil filing, prosecutors alleged that Tomas Yarrington, the former governor of that border state, took millions from drug cartels and ran his own extortion and bribery schemes.
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