GUZMAN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/GUZMAN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau gets 10-year sentence http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57695730-68/trudeau-book-judge-loss.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57695730-68/trudeau-book-judge-loss.html.csp">TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau gets 10-year sentence</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL TARM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-17T19:07:21.942-06:00">Updated Mar 17, 2014 07:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • Best-selling author Kevin Trudeau, whose name became synonymous with late-night TV pitches, was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday for bilking consumers through ubiquitous infomercials for his book, “The Weight Loss Cure ‘They’ Don’t Want You to Know About.” As he imposed the sentence prosecutors had requested, U.S. District Judge Ronald Guzman portrayed the 50-year-old Trudeau as a habitual fraudster going back to his early adulthood. So brazen was Trudeau, the judge said, he once...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57695730@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 19:07:21 MDT Chapo’s Rise: From poor, abused to cartel kingpin http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57618196-68/guzman-mexico-drug-mexican.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57618196-68/guzman-mexico-drug-mexican.html.csp">Chapo’s Rise: From poor, abused to cartel kingpin</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JACQUES BILLEAUD, ALICIA A. CALDWELL, ELLIOT SPAGAT AND MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-01T15:31:02.053-06:00">Updated Mar 1, 2014 03:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It was nighttime in May of 1990, in the heyday of the cocaine boom across America. Twenty Mexican federal police officers and a handful of U.S. Customs agents, acting on a tip, descended on a stucco home on the edge of Agua Prieta, Mexico — a stone’s throw from Arizona. “Policia,” they yelled, guns drawn, before busting down the front door. The house was empty but looked lived in, with dishes in the kitchen and toys in the backyard. The officers moved quickly to a spacious game room, complete wi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57618196@www.sltrib.com Sat, 01 Mar 2014 15:31:02 MDT Sinaloa cartel uses street gangs as U.S. franchises http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57616216-68/sinaloa-guzman-cartel-drug.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57616216-68/sinaloa-guzman-cartel-drug.html.csp">Sinaloa cartel uses street gangs as U.S. franchises</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAN FREEDMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Hearst Newspapers</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-01T20:21:55.946-06:00">Updated Mar 1, 2014 08:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Likely facing a long prison stretch, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman could consider writing one of those how-to-succeed-in-business books, the kind churned out by legendary American CEOs Lee Iacocca and Jack Welch. If he did, he could invoke many of the business world’s favorite tactics, including logistical networking, expanding markets overseas and, most of all, outsourcing. After all, it’s no accident that Guzman took an organization rooted in the rich poppy- and marijuana-growing lan...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57616216@www.sltrib.com Sat, 01 Mar 2014 20:21:55 MDT Hundreds march, demand release of Mexican drug boss ‘El Chapo’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57607103-68/guzman-drug-mexico-chapo.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57607103-68/guzman-drug-mexico-chapo.html.csp">Hundreds march, demand release of Mexican drug boss ‘El Chapo’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN DURAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T19:15:42.48-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 07:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Culiacan, Mexico • Not everyone is happy over the capture of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. Hundreds of people marched on the streets of this western Mexico city on Wednesday demanding that Mexican authorities free the boss of the powerful Sinaloa drug cartel. Many said he provides needed jobs in poor mountain areas. Norteno musicians played trumpets while high school students in uniforms held up signs reading “We want Chapo free” and “We Love Chapo” as they paraded in Culiacan, the capit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576071032014-02-27T19:15:42.48-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-27T19:15:42.48-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57607103@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 19:15:42 MDT Wiretaps, aides led to Mexican drug lord’s arrest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57591029-68/guzman-mexican-officials-authorities.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57591029-68/guzman-mexican-officials-authorities.html.csp">Wiretaps, aides led to Mexican drug lord’s arrest</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALICIA A. CALDWELL and ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-24T15:38:08.117-06:00">Updated Feb 24, 2014 03:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">CULIACAN, MEXICO • As Mexican troops forced their way into Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s main hideout in Culiacan, the country’s most powerful drug lord sneaked out of the house through an escape tunnel beneath the bathtub. Mexican marines working with U.S. authorities chased him but lost the man known as “Shorty” in a maze of tunnels under the city, a U.S. government official and a senior law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Sunday. It would be a short-lived escape for Guzman, wh...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57591029@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Feb 2014 15:38:08 MDT Noose closed on Mexican drug lord as allies fell http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57587473-200/guzman-mexican-cartel-sinaloa.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57587473-200/guzman-mexican-cartel-sinaloa.html.csp">Noose closed on Mexican drug lord as allies fell</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KATHERINE CORCORAN and ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-23T12:33:56.354-06:00">Updated Feb 23, 2014 12:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">CULIACAN, Mexico • For 13 years Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman watched from western Mexico’s rugged mountains as authorities captured or killed the leaders of every group challenging his Sinaloa cartel’s spot at the top of global drug trafficking. Unscathed and his legend growing, the stocky son of a peasant farmer grabbed a slot on the Forbes’ billionaires’ list and a folkloric status as the capo who grew too powerful to catch. Then, late last year, authorities started closing on the inner circle of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57587473@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Feb 2014 12:33:56 MDT World’s top drug lord is captured http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57584758-68/guzman-drug-mexican-mexico.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57584758-68/guzman-drug-mexican-mexico.html.csp">World’s top drug lord is captured</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALICIA A. CALDWELL, ELLIOT SPAGAT </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and MARK STEVENSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-22T20:07:02.496-06:00">Updated Feb 22, 2014 08:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • Mexican authorities captured the world’s most powerful drug lord in a resort city Saturday after a massive search through the home state of the legendary capo whose global organization is the leading supplier of cocaine to the United States. Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, 56, looked pudgy, bowed and much like his wanted photos when he arrived in Mexico City from Mazatlan in Sinaloa state. He was marched by masked marines across the airport tarmac to a helicopter waiting to whisk him t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575847582014-02-22T20:07:02.496-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-22T20:07:02.496-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57584758@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Feb 2014 20:07:02 MDT Mexico’s top drug lord captured in massive operation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57583757-200/guzman-drug-mexico-mexican.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57583757-200/guzman-drug-mexico-mexican.html.csp">Mexico’s top drug lord captured in massive operation</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALICIA A. CALDWELL, ELLIOT SPAGAT and MARK STEVENSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-22T13:43:30.736-06:00">Updated Feb 22, 2014 01:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">MEXICO CITY • A massive operation that mushroomed through the western Mexican state of Sinaloa last week netted the world’s top drug lord, who was captured overnight by U.S. and Mexican authorities at a condominium in Mazatlan, officials from both countries said. A senior U.S. law enforcement official said Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was taken alive by Mexican marines in the beach resort town. The official was not authorized to discuss the arrest and spoke on condition of anonymity. Mexican Presid...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57583757@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Feb 2014 13:43:30 MDT