|Attorney Delgado at his initial arrest|
The money laundering case has generated more than its share of interest, after it was seen that his attorneys were questioning his mental state for reportedly declining to accept a plea in the case. As a money launderer for a powerful Mexican cartel, he may have felt that he would probably be killed in prison, shortly after giving any of the testimony a plea bargain would entail, and for that reason, his refusal to give evidence against his employers is understandable. The Court, after diligent inquiry, found Delgado competent to stand trial.
As a cooperating individual hoping to receive a reduced sentence, he might also be compelled to make new cases against other clients, which would further reduce his chances of surviving his incarceration. perhaps attorney/money launderers should consider that before agreeing to launder criminal profits for violent and dangerous clients.
* This is the tenth article on the Delgado cases.