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March 2, 1996 | MARK FINEMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former Deputy Atty. Gen. Mario Ruiz Massieu says he never counted the money that day in January 1994 when his elder brother Francisco handed him eight or nine suitcases stuffed with cash. Francisco told him that it was about $3 million--a fraction of the family fortune--and Mario says he believed him.
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March 2, 1996 | MARK FINEMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former Deputy Atty. Gen. Mario Ruiz Massieu says he never counted the money that day in January 1994 when his elder brother Francisco handed him eight or nine suitcases stuffed with cash. Francisco told him that it was about $3 million--a fraction of the family fortune--and Mario says he believed him.
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February 28, 1996 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Once the No. 2 official in Mexico's Justice Department and now accused of collusion with drug traffickers, Mario Ruiz Massieu finds himself caught in an unusual limbo between freedom in a new country and potentially indefinite incarceration in his homeland. Since he was arrested at Mexico's behest 11 months ago while changing planes in New Jersey, Ruiz Massieu has won a series of U.S. court judgments finding the criminal evidence insufficient for holding him.
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February 29, 1996 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A federal judge Wednesday rejected a last-ditch attempt by the U.S. government to deport a former high-ranking Mexican law enforcement official to his homeland for prosecution, increasing chances that he will go free. Federal authorities, at the behest of the Mexican government, have been struggling for almost a year to send Mario Ruiz Massieu, Mexico's former deputy attorney general, home to face corruption charges. But U.S. District Judge Maryanne Trump Barry in Newark, N.J.
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February 29, 1996 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A federal judge Wednesday rejected a last-ditch attempt by the U.S. government to deport a former high-ranking Mexican law enforcement official to his homeland for prosecution, increasing chances that he will go free. Federal authorities, at the behest of the Mexican government, have been struggling for almost a year to send Mario Ruiz Massieu, Mexico's former deputy attorney general, home to face corruption charges. But U.S. District Judge Maryanne Trump Barry in Newark, N.J.
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February 28, 1996 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Once the No. 2 official in Mexico's Justice Department and now accused of collusion with drug traffickers, Mario Ruiz Massieu finds himself caught in an unusual limbo between freedom in a new country and potentially indefinite incarceration in his homeland. Since he was arrested at Mexico's behest 11 months ago while changing planes in New Jersey, Ruiz Massieu has won a series of U.S. court judgments finding the criminal evidence insufficient for holding him.
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