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Recent arrests reveal more about how cartel wives help run operations for Mexico's powerful Sinaloa cartel

4 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Emma Coronel Aispuro, wife of "El Chapo" Guzmán, leaves federal court in Brooklyn after his sentencing, July 17, 2019.
Jesse Ward/New York Daily News/Tribune News Service via Getty Images
In recent months, US authorities have arrested the wives of three Sinaloa Cartel figures, including "El Chapo" Guzmán.
The arrests shed light on what cartel operatives and security experts say is the overlooked but important role wives play in Mexican organized crime.
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