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“El Chapo”‘s wife, Emma Coronel Aispuro, was transferred from federal prison in anticipation of her release

the Wife of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman He was transferred from a federal prison to a community prison, the Bureau of Prisons confirmed to CBS News.

Emma Coronel Aispuro was transferred on May 30, 2023 from FMC Carswell in Texas to community confinement supervised by Long Beach Residential Reentry Management in California, said a spokesperson for Emma Coronel Aispuro.

Community confinement takes place either in a halfway house or at home, similar to house arrest in which a person needs to remain in their home. Movements can be monitored by a GPS bracelet. Home confinement is usually for prisoners in the last 12-18 months of a federal sentence.

Coronel Aispuro is set to be released in mid-September, according to the Bureau of Prisons.

Coronel Aispuro was sentenced in 2021 to three years in prison for her role in her husband’s multi-billion dollar criminal empire. She had asked the judge at the time for a ruling allowing her to watch her then 9-year-old twin daughters grow up.

The former beauty queen and dual citizen of the United States and Mexico was arrested in 2021 outside Dulles Airport in Washington, D.C. Prosecutors said she conspired with Guzmán’s sons to orchestrate his arrest. 2015 jailbreak through a one-mile underground tunnel. She also benefited from his criminal activities through the marriage prosecution.

she Admission of guilt To knowingly conspire to distribute heroin, cocaine, marijuana, and methamphetamine. She also pleaded guilty to the charge of conspiracy to launder money and participating in transactions with a foreign drug dealer.

After a six-month trial, Guzman He was found guilty of 10 criminal charges related to running his violent empire. he sentenced to life plus 30 years in prison. He is serving his time in the infamous Florence Federal Penitentiary, a supermax prison in Colorado.

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