US ex­tra­dites Chi­nese-born busi­ness­man to Mex­ico

The Myanmar Times - - World -

US ex­tra­dited Chi­nese-Mex­i­can busi­ness­man Zhenli Ye Gon to Mex­ico to face drug-re­lated charges, nine years af­ter a whop­ping US$205 mil­lion, the largest-ever seizure of drug money, was seized from his man­sion in the cap­i­tal. Ye Gon was ac­cused of im­port­ing chem­i­cals from China that were used to pro­duce metham­phetamine in Mex­ico, which was then shipped to the United States. The Shang­hai-born man, who had a phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal com­pany in Mex­ico, was ar­rested in Wash­ing­ton in July 2007.

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