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Reputed 'El Chapo' Associate Pleads Guilty In Chicago Court

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A rumored associate of Mexican cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has pleaded guilty to helping move more than $1.5 million in drug money between the U.S. and Mexico. Edgar Manuel Valencia Ortega entered the plea Wednesday in Chicago federal court. The Chicago Tribune reports that he admitted to laundering money related to sale of cocaine in Chicago and Los Angeles. Prosecutors say Ortega isn't expected to face other charges in connection with importing the drug. U.S.