Matriarch of Family-Operated Cocaine Business Pleads Guilty

Today, a Honduran woman pleaded guilty to participating in a large-scale conspiracy to import cocaine into the United States. In court documents, Erlinda Ramos-Bobadilla, aka Herlinda Bobadilla or Chinda, 62, is accused of leading the Montes-Bobadilla drug cartel, or Los Montes- one of the biggest in Honduras. Los Montes operated from Francia, a town in the Department of Col√≥n on the northeastern coast of Honduras. The organization received cocaine from sources in South America through …

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