Mexico’s top cop was being paid by El Chapo’s Sinaloa cartel, feds say at New York trial

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NEW YORK — Mexico’s one-time top cop played the part of a drug-fighting hero, adding more than 30,000 cops to the country’s federal police force, but it was all a front, federal prosecutors say — Genaro Garcia Luna was really taking money from Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s feared Sinaloa cartel to keep drugs flowing to the United States. ”He also had a second job, a dirtier job, a more profitable job,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Philip Pilmar said in his opening argument Monday at Garcia Luna’s trial in Brooklyn Federal Court. Garcia Luna, 54, Mexico’s former secretary of public security, is accuse…

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