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Mexico’s Former President Accused in Bribery Scandal – The New York Times

Corruption allegations against past presidents have never led to prosecution. Will the latest claims about Enrique Peña Nieto lead to the first?

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Mr. López Obrador pursued the case in earnest after winning a landslide victory in 2018, as prosecutors zeroed in on a transfer of $3.6 million into a shell company tied to Mr. Lozoya, which they said was facilitated by Odebrecht. After fleeing the country, Mr. Lozoya was arrested in Spain in February and extradited to Mexico, where he is cooperatingwith authorities.
He has said that the millions distributed to campaign advisers at the direction of Mr. Peña Nieto and Mr. Videgaray came from bri…

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