FBI agents have reportedly raided ranches and racing tracks in Oklahoma and New Mexico on the trail of the Zeta gang drug cartel which is believed to have laundered money through purchase of race horses by using money received from drug trafficking.
This has been reported in guardian.com dated the 13th of June 2012.
The person behind this operation is one Miguel Angel Trevino Morales who is known as a key figure in the Zetas drug operation.
He had invested millions of dollars and had set up the facility to train, breed and race quarter horses which is known as a popular US breed of racing horse.
The operation was spread throughout the south-west of the US and included the Ruidoso Downs track in New Mexico.
Seven persons have been arrested including Jose Trevino Morales and his wife, Zulema. Jose is the brother of Miguel.
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