El Chapo’s Wife Set to Plead Guilty to Helping Husband Run Drug Empire

Emma Coronel Aispuro, the wife of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, is expected to plead guilty on Thursday to helping her husband run the Sinaloa Cartel. The 31-year-old is scheduled to plead guilty to federal charges as part of an agreement with prosecutors. However, her agreement will not require her to cooperate or provide information on El Chapo’s allies, business partners, or relatives. While Aispuro’s guilty plea could reduce her sentence, her charges still carry a maximum life sentence. She’s been charged with conspiracy to distribute cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, and marijuana.…

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El Chapo’s Wife Declines Preliminary Hearing, Strong Sign She’s Cooperating

  In a rare legal move that experts say is a possible indication of an impending plea deal, Emma Coronel Aispuro, the wife of the Mexican drug kingpin known as El Chapo, has agreed to let the prosecution against her proceed. In court records filed Friday, Aispuro signed away her right to a preliminary hearing — a court proceeding where prosecutors present evidence to try and convince a judge they have enough to warrant a trial. It is unusual for federal defendants to sign such a waiver, and it’s usually…

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Update: El Chapo’s Wife Will Be Offered ‘New Life’ in Exchange for Cartel Secrets

Update 02/26/2021 11:42pm: According to reports, prosecutors are prepared to offer El Chapo’s wife, Emma Coronel Aispuro, and her young daughters a new life under witness protection in exchange for secrets about the Sinaloa Cartel, which her husband presided over. Aispuro and her 9-year-old twin daughters would disappear into the witness protection program and wouldn’t have to face the potential 40-year prison sentence she’s up against now. Prosecutors are convinced that Aispuro will take the deal. Legendary DEA agent Mike Vigil said, “Prosecutors will dangle witness protection in front of…

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EL CHAPO WIFE ARRESTED!!! Drugs, Aiding His Prison Escape Alleged

El Chapo‘s wife is apparently really keeping up with the family biz — at least according to the feds who just busted her for international drug trafficking. 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. And, get this — the feds 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…

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