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Colombian Drug Lord Says Former Mexican President Took $100M Bribe

HeadlineJan 16, 2019

Former Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto accepted a $100 million bribe from drug traffickers. That’s according to a witness who testified Tuesday at the trial of the notorious Mexican drug lord known as “El Chapo” in New York City. The allegation came as the Colombian drug lord Alex Cifuentes Villa took the witness stand in a federal district court in Brooklyn. Peña Nieto has not responded to the claim but has previously denied charges of corruption.

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