Defense Calls El Chapo A "Fall Guy"' In Drug Trial Closing Argument
Friday, February 1, 2019, 9:16 AM
A lawyer for accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman told jurors his client was a scapegoat, with even a famous 2015 prison escape part of an-elaborate conspiracy to set him-up as "fall-guy." In his closing argument at Guzman's trial in Brooklyn federal court, defence lawyer Jeffrey Lichtman reiterated his claim that Guzman had been framed by drug lord Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada.
At Druglord El Chapo's Trial, Actor Who Plays Him On 'Narcos' Makes Cameo
Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 7:44 PM
The actor who plays Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in Netflix hit "Narcos: Mexico" made an appearance in a federal courtroom in Brooklyn, taking advantage of an unusual opportunity to study his character in real-life. Even more surreal a journalist who had been in touch with the Mexican actor introduced him to Guzman's lawyer Eduardo Balarezo, who then explained to the defendant who he was.