The FBI Tried to Plant a Backdoor in an Encrypted Phone Network
The FBI wanted a backdoor in Phantom Secure, an encrypted phone company that sold to members of the Sinaloa cartel, and which is linked to the alleged leaking of sensitive law enforcement information in Canada.
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Drugs & Crime
It's Game of Thrones in Cartel Land Now That El Chapo's in Prison for Life
In Mexico, his sons could struggle to survive.
A Cartel Kingpin’s Son Just Claimed His Prize for Testifying Against El Chapo
Vicente Zambada, who has admitted to ordering people killed, was sentenced to 15 years and could walk free in under 5.
Mexican president AMLO linked to new corruption allegation in El Chapo trial
A former campaign official from Andrés Manuel López Obrador's failed bid for president in 2006 is accused of taking a bribe from a Sinaloa cartel leader.
El Chapo got wiretapped because the cartel’s IT guy screwed up
“Don Jorge, your… your… your brother is very upset with me because he says that it’s my fault that there’s no communication.”
Tijuana’s Tourism Is Booming Even as the Homicide Rate Spikes
Over 2,300 people have been murdered in 2018 thus far, an increase from 1,647 homicides in 2017.
Alejandra Sánchez Inzunza
José Luis Pardo Veiras
Drug lords are using El Chapo's trial as a Get Out of Jail Free card
El Chapo’s trial has put a spotlight on a dark truth about the American justice system’s wheeling and dealing with the worst of the worst.
This is what it's like to almost get picked for El Chapo’s jury
What happened behind the scenes at El Chapo's trial, according to an anonymous juror.
Felipe Calderón has no regrets about his bloody war against Mexico’s cartels
We spoke with the former Mexican president about El Chapo, the drug war, and killing kingpins.
Explosive testimony at El Chapo’s trial tells new history of the Sinaloa cartel
The brother of Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada testified about a pair of high-profile murders and El Chapo's first prison break.
El Chapo's lawyer just claimed Mexico's president took “millions in bribes” from Sinaloa cartel
Chapo's defense says the real Sinaloa cartel leader is "living freely and openly in Mexico."
Our podcast about El Chapo could “derail” jury selection, prosecutors say
The first episode of "Chapo: Kingpin on Trial" will drop Nov. 1.