“Emma Coronel Aispuro, the wife of former Sinaloa cartel kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, has been released from federal custody, according to authorities.
“Coronel, 34, served three years in federal custody for her role in helping her husband run his multibillion-dollar criminal empire.
“She was accused by federal prosecutors of smuggling drugs into the United States and helping her husband tunnel his way out of a maximum-security prison in Mexico in 2015.
“Coronel turned herself in to federal authorities in 2021 and pleaded guilty to a money-laundering conspiracy charge and knowingly and willfully conspiring to distribute drugs.”
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