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Mexican cartels laundered money at vaginal clinic and hotel favored by Hollywood stars

September 2, 2015
Mexican authorities shut down Hotelito Desconocido after the US government warned that it was being used to launder drug money.

Mexican authorities shut down Hotelito Desconocido after the US government warned that it was being used to launder drug money.

What does an upmarket clinic for vaginal surgery in the Mexican city of Guadalajara have in common with a luxury beach hotel frequented by major Hollywood stars?

Both have been used to launder illicit profits on behalf of two of Mexico’s wealthiest and most powerful drug cartels, according to the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).

Julia Roberts, Sandra Bullock, Gary Oldham and Blake Lively are among the celebrities who may have inadvertently given their money to violent drug traffickers, according to reports that they stayed at the secluded Hotelito Desconocido on Mexico’s Pacific coast.

Likewise, the women who paid for vaginal rejuvenation or g-spot augmentation at Dilava, a gynaecological clinic located in one of Guadalajara’s most expensive private hospitals, may also have unknowingly helped criminal gangs to launder drug money…

Click here to read this article in full at Latin Correspondent.

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