Mexican Drug Cartel's Connection to US Horse Racing


According to the investigators, Tempting Dash is one of the horses used in an alleged laundering operation by the cartel. (Photo:

The brother of a top Mexican drug lord was arrested Tuesday. Jose Trevino Morales, his wife, and several other people were arrested at his horse ranch in Oklahoma. They were charged with laundering millions in drug cartel money through a horse breeding and racing operation.

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Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with New York Times reporter Ginger Thompson. She has been investigating the Trevino brothers' horse racing business.