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CASH CACHE: Federal investigators raided several fashion businesses and residences allegedly involved in laundering drug money for Mexican cartels. In one condo, they found $35 million in cash stored in cardboard boxes.

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2014 Newsmakers: Federal Raid in Los Angeles Fashion District Uncovers Drug-Money Laundering Scheme‚Ä®

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Federal agents in September raided some 70 LA garment companies and residences in an investigation undercovering a Mexican drug money-laundering scheme that had been going on for years right in the heart of the Los Angeles Fashion District.

UPDATE Feds Raid LA Garment Companies in Mexican Drug Money-Laundering Scheme

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Scores of federal and local law enforcement agents early Wednesday swarmed dozens of residences and apparel businesses in Los Angeles to crack down on a long-running money laundering scheme benefiting two drug cartels in Mexico.

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