Notorious Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ Sentenced to Life in U.S. Prison, Rails About ’30 Months of Torture’ in NYC
The Mexican drug lord known as “El Chapo” was sentenced to life plus 30 years in a U.S. prison Wednesday for convictions on murder conspiracy and drug charges, culminating an epic trafficking case that even he acknowledged “the whole world was watching.”
Infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will have an anonymous jury at his U.S. trial, which is scheduled to start later this year. In a written order, U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan agreed with prosecutors that withholding the names of jurors was needed to address fears that they could be harassed or intimidated.
In the wake of a five-minute rant to reporters last week, “Pharma bro” Martin Shkreli was ordered Wednesday to stop publicly discussing his ongoing securities fraud trial near the Brooklyn courthouse where his trial is being held, CNBC reported. Judge Kiyo Matsumoto said Shkreli’s comments to the media left her shocked. “There’s a great risk jurors will be exposed,” she...
Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a city jail inmate who duped guards and walked out of the Brooklyn courthouse by capitalizing on a case of mistaken identity.