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US Justice Department not likely to bargain corruption cases for foreign policy concerns, lawyers say

By Robert Thomason
  • 23 Nov 2020 16:32
  • 23 Nov 2020 17:03
Dismissal of foreign corruption cases by the US government will remain rare and occur only in extraordinary circumstances, said current and former Justice Department prosecutors commenting on the recent dismissal of a Mexican general's indictment for drug trafficking and money laundering.

The US DOJ dismissed charges against Mexican general Salvador Cienfuegos, who had

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