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'El Chapo' to Serve Life in Prison

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'El Chapo' to Serve Life in Prison

'El Chapo' to Serve Life in Prison

'El Chapo' to Serve Life in Prison At a sentencing in a NYC district court, the Mexican drug lord was given an additional 30 years in prison.

According to CNBC, "El Chapo," real name Joaquin Guzman Loera, must also give up $12.6 billion.

Loera, who has previously escaped jail twice in Mexico, is expected to serve his sentence at ADX Florence in Colorado.

Earlier in 2019, Loera was convicted of running a huge drug smuggling operation as the head of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel.

As the cartel's leader, he earned billions trafficking in vast amount of narcotics into the U.S. Despite his life sentence, Sinaloa's drug trafficking operations remain functional.

It is known to have a presence in multiple major cities including Los Angeles and Chicago.


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