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“Shrek” Receives Significant Sentence in Operation El Patron

Oscar DeLeon, aka “Shrek,” 39, of Laredo, has been sentenced to more than 20 years in prison and ordered to pay nearly $42 million following multiple convictions of drug and international money laundering charges resulting from a long-term Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) investigation, announced Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agent in Charge Joseph M. Arabit, Houston Division and U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. DeLeon was convicted by a Laredo federal jury Dec. 11, 2013, following a three-day trial and approximately three hours of deliberation.

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