Leader of Money Laundering Network Responsible for Laundering Millions of Dollars in Drug Proceeds Sentenced | USAO-EDVA

Leader of Money Laundering Network Responsible for Laundering Millions of Dollars in Drug Proceeds Sentenced | USAO-EDVA

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A Chinese national and naturalized U.S. citizen was sentenced today to 15 years in prison for conspiring to launder tens of millions of dollars in drug proceeds on behalf of foreign drug trafficking organizations. According to court documents, Xizhi Li, 48, who previously resided in Mexico, led a years’ long conspiracy to … Read more

Roh Tae-woo, South Korean Leader During Move Toward Democracy, Dies at 88

Roh Tae-woo, South Korean Leader During Move Toward Democracy, Dies at 88

SEOUL — Roh Tae-woo, South Korea’s last military-backed president who forged ties with Communist foes and tolerated the country’s rambunctious transition from dictatorship to democracy, but who ended up in jail for mutiny and corruption, died here on Tuesday. He was 88.Seoul National University Hospital said Mr. Roh died in an intensive care unit there, … Read more