A week after Luis Castillo and Octavio Dotel headlined a list of suspects named in an investigation of drug trafficking in the Dominican Republic, local authorities have cleared the former MLB players of charges of money laundering.
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The public prosecutor announced Friday that he’s suspending the arrest warrant against Castillo after an interview during which Castillo presented documentation to demonstrate he’s not linked to the criminal organization.
Authorities explained that Castillo, who lives in the United States, traveled to the Dominican Republic after coming to an agreement with Attorney General Jean Alain Rodríguez.
In the deal, Castillo promised to collaborate with the prosecutor and to clarify his alleged relations with the criminal organization.
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