organized crime

The Prosecution Rests Its Case, and El Chapo Decides Not to Testify

The Prosecution Rests Its Case, and El Chapo Decides Not to Testify

Prosecutors called 56 witnesses to the stand in the trial of Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the drug lord known as El Chapo.
Will El Chapo Testify? He May Not Have Much to Lose

Will El Chapo Testify? He May Not Have Much to Lose

Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the crime lord known as El Chapo, could take the stand in his drug trial.
What Mexicans are getting from El Chapo’s trial—thanks to it not being held in Mexico

What Mexicans are getting from El Chapo’s trial—thanks to it not being held in Mexico

Mexicans are getting unprecedented access to alleged presidential dirt via an unexpected source: the trial of drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán in Brooklyn, New…
A $100 Million Bribe to the President? Mexicans Shrug

A $100 Million Bribe to the President? Mexicans Shrug

Former President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico has been accused of receiving a $100 million bribe from the drug kingpin Joaquín Guzmán Loera, known as El Chapo.
A $100 Million Bribe to the President? Mexicans Shrug

A $100 Million Bribe to the President? Mexicans Shrug

Former President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico has been accused of receiving a $100 million bribe from the drug kingpin Joaquín Guzmán Loera, known as El Chapo.
How illegal drugs actually get into the United States

How illegal drugs actually get into the United States

Bloodthirsty smugglers are using Lamborghini/tank hybrids to ferry drugs and misery into the United States. The brave men and women of U.S. law enforcement are totally outgunned. Only a wall will stop

‘Made in Staten Island,’ an MTV Reality Show, Makes the Borough Look Bad, Critics Say

An online petition says the show, which debuts on Monday, makes the borough look it is a “cesspool of gangsters, meatheads and low lives.”

‘Made in Staten Island,’ an MTV Reality Show, Makes the Borough Look Bad, Critics Say

An online petition says the show, which debuts on Monday, makes the borough look it is a “cesspool of gangsters, meatheads and low lives.”
Jury Orders Mongols Biker Club to Forfeit Its Logo, the ‘Holy of Holies’

Jury Orders Mongols Biker Club to Forfeit Its Logo, the ‘Holy of Holies’

The Mongols emblem features a drawing of a Genghis Khan-like figure sporting a queue and brandishing a sword while riding a chopper motorcycle.
Jury Orders Mongols Biker Club to Forfeit Its Logo, the ‘Holy of Holies’

Jury Orders Mongols Biker Club to Forfeit Its Logo, the ‘Holy of Holies’

The Mongols emblem features a drawing of a Genghis Khan-like figure sporting a queue and brandishing a sword while riding a chopper motorcycle.
El Chapo Trial: Why His I.T. Guy Had a Nervous Breakdown

El Chapo Trial: Why His I.T. Guy Had a Nervous Breakdown

Jorge Cifuentes Villa, a veteran drug trafficker, was deported from Venezuela to Colombia in 2012. Mr. Cifuentes recommended the I.T. expert who built a communication network for the Mexican drug lord
El Chapo Trial: Kingpin Used Spyware to Obsessively Monitor His Wife and Mistress

El Chapo Trial: Kingpin Used Spyware to Obsessively Monitor His Wife and Mistress

Emma Coronel Aispuro, right, the wife of the Mexican kingpin known as El Chapo, at his trial on Wednesday.
The Feds Cracked El Chapo's Encrypted Comms Network by Flipping His System Admin

The Feds Cracked El Chapo's Encrypted Comms Network by Flipping His System Admin

With signs that the New York trial of notorious Mexican drug lord and alleged mass murderer Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán is entering its end phase, prosecutors on Tuesday played copies of what they said

Brazil Arrests More Than 50 Police Officers Accused of Taking Cartel Bribes

State prosecutors accused 53 officers of taking bribes from the First Capital Command drug gang, known as the P.C.C., which investigators say has grown rapidly.
Brazil’s Violent Drug Trade Overruns Paraguay: ‘Scenes You Only See in Movies’

Brazil’s Violent Drug Trade Overruns Paraguay: ‘Scenes You Only See in Movies’

Marcelo Pinheiro Veiga, a major drug trafficker, at a news conference in Paraguay last month, made a case not to be extradited to Brazil.
Brazil’s Violent Drug Trade Overruns Paraguay: ‘Scenes You Only See in Movies’

Brazil’s Violent Drug Trade Overruns Paraguay: ‘Scenes You Only See in Movies’

Marcelo Pinheiro Veiga, a major drug trafficker, at a news conference in Paraguay last month, made a case not to be extradited to Brazil.
The Dangers of Doing Favors for Donald Trump

The Dangers of Doing Favors for Donald Trump

Michael Cohen getting into an elevator at Trump Tower in New York City in December 2016.
Italians Arrest Top Mafia Bosses, Breaking Up New Mob Council

Italians Arrest Top Mafia Bosses, Breaking Up New Mob Council

Settimio Mineo, center, a mob chief in Sicily, was arrested on Tuesday.
Italy and 3 Other Nations Arrest Members of Mafia

Italy and 3 Other Nations Arrest Members of Mafia

Settimio Mineo, center, a mob chief in Sicily, was arrested on Tuesday.
Killings of Journalists Show the Bloody Fingerprints of Organized Crime

Killings of Journalists Show the Bloody Fingerprints of Organized Crime

Friends and family members carrying the coffin of Héctor González Antonio, a journalist who was killed in Mexico in May.