Cartel Boss ‘La Barbie’ Sentenced to Nearly 50 Years in Prison

2 years 4 months 2 weeks ago Monday, June 11 2018 Jun 11, 2018 June 11, 2018 11:19 AM June 11, 2018 in News

WESLACO – A Texas-born cartel boss was sentenced Monday to nearly 50 years in prison, according to the Associated Press.

Edgar Valdez Villarreal, aka La Barbie, is a notorious Beltran-Leyva Cartel boss.

He was convicted of drug and money laundering charges after pleading guilty in 2016.

Villarreal must also forfeit $192 million.

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