Posted by on February 12, 2019 12:33 pm
Categories: A-Just In
Eduardo Verdugo

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the Mexican drug cartel leader accused of sending a half-million pounds of cocaine into the U.S. over 30 years, was convicted on all counts in Brooklyn federal court on Tuesday.

After two escapes from prison in Mexico, it appears Guzman, 61, will spend most of the rest of his life behind bars in the U.S.

Prosecutors charged him in a conspiracy as head of the Sinaloa cartel, which they described as “the largest drug-trafficking organization in the world.” His three-month trial detailed the ruthless business of running the cartel.

Read more at The Daily Beast.