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Actress who met 'El Chapo' asks Mexican government to drop investigation of possible money laundering

Actress who met 'El Chapo' asks Mexican government to drop investigation of possible money laundering

Mexican actress Kate del Castillo wants Mexico's government to drop accusations of obstruction of justice and money laundering related to her meeting last year with drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.

Del Castillo's representatives said in a statement Tuesday that the actress has filed papers seeking a court injunction demanding prosecutors "either charge her with a crime or close the criminal investigation."

"The Mexican attorney general's office has constantly violated her rights to due process by leaking information of the investigation to the media, and violating her presumption of innocence," the statement said.

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