Federal government plans November sale of 379 horses
The federal government intends to put 379 horses up for auction Nov. 1-3 in Oklahoma City. Prosecutors claim the horses were bought with drug money from a violent Mexican drug cartel.
Most of the quarter horses linked by the federal government to a violent Mexican drug cartel will be sold in November in Oklahoma City.
A federal grand jury May 30 alleged that two leaders of the powerful Los Zetas drug cartel in Mexico sent millions of dollars in drug funds to their older brother in the United States to purchase, breed, train and race quarter horses.
FBI agents in June arrested the older brother, Jose Trevino Morales, 45, and his wife, Zulema Trevino, at their horse ranch in Lexington. They are awaiting trial, along with seven others accused...
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