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Mexico church 'funded by cartel'
Authorities investigate claims Catholic church receives cash from powerful drug gang.
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2010 01:53 GMT

A Catholic church in Mexico is being investigated following allegations it received funds from a major drugs cartel.

Heriberto Lazcano, one of the leaders of the Zetas gang, is said to have laundered money via the chapel's priest.

US authorities are offering a bounty of more than $7 million for Lazcano.

Al Jazeera's Franc Contreras reports.

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