El Chapo’s wife has been arrested in the United States for drug trafficking, as according to the FBI which busted her, says she had continued the family business in the absence of her husband, El Chapo.
According to reports, El Chapo’s wife, Emma Coronel Aispuro was arrested Monday at Dulles International Airport, and is facing a charge of participating in a conspiracy to distribute cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana for importation to the U.S.
The Police are also claiming she conspired with others to help El Chapo make his July 11, 2015 prison escape in Mexico, and tried to help him do it again after he was recaptured. He was extradited to the U.S. in January 2017 before he could make that second escape.
Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman the leader of Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel was sentenced to life in prison in July 2019.