US Sanctions Mexican Soccer Star for Alleged Ties to Drug Kingpin - NBC New York

    US Sanctions Mexican Soccer Star for Alleged Ties to Drug Kingpin

    Mexican soccer star Rafael Marquez and popular norteño band leader Julion Alvarez were among 22 people sanctioned by the U.S. Treasury Department for alleged ties to a drug trafficking organization run by Raul Flores Hernandez. (Published Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017) Mexican soccer star Rafael Marquez and popular norteño band leader Julion Alvarez were among 22 people sanctioned by the U.S. See More