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West Texas attorney accused of laundering drug money takes witness stand in own defense
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Thursday, October 24, 2013 4:47 PM EDT
EL PASO, Texas
A West Texas lawyer and former Carnegie Mellon University trustee on trial on charges he conspired to launder hundreds of millions of dollars in drug money has taken the witness stand in his own defense.
Agents have previously testified that after Delgado was arrested with $1 million, he confessed and agreed to cooperate but continued moving drug money behind his handlers' backs.
Delgado gave a $250,000 endowment for a Carnegie Mellon scholarship named after him to assist Hispanic students.