Tucson man sentenced to 18.5 years for heading $2.8M laundering scheme
PHOENIX — A Tucson man was sentenced to more than 18 years in prison for involvement in a $2.8 million drug and money laundering scheme, Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Tuesday.
Between 2011 and 2015, Carlos David Nogales Sr. ran a nationwide operation with more than a dozen employees that laundered marijuana revenue from Arizona to cities on the east coast.
Nogales Sr. was found guilty of 35 felony counts, including fraud, forgery, money laundering, controlling a criminal enterprise and possession of marijuana for sale.
He was sentenced to 18.5 years in prison followed by seven years of probation.