This actually isn't the first story like this. Owners of El Cártel de Juárez have read (in painstaking detail) about the case of Dolores Camarena, a Chihuahua beauty queen who was convicted of money laundering in El Paso during the 1980s.
Tuesday, December 23, 2008
Down Goes Miss Mexico
Laura Elena Zúñiga Huizar, who represented Sinaloa when she won Miss Mexico 2008, was caught outside of Guadalajara in the company of seven men, two assault rifles, three pistols, 600 rounds, and $18,000 in cash yesterday. Her story: the group was on its way to Bolivia and Colombia for a shopping spree.