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