Justice Department investigators probing the brother of former Mexican president Carlos Salinas de Gortari have found 70 bank accounts containing money allegedly gained through bribes, "60 Minutes" reports.
The accounts in seven countries turned up during a probe of transactions involving Raul Salinas de Gortari's money with Citibank and other U.S. banks, according to the report to be broadcast Sunday. The report cited unidentified Justice Department sources.Mexican officials told "60 Minutes" that the accounts could hold more than $300 million.
The Justice Department wants to see if U.S. laws were broken when Raul Salinas transferred millions of dollars from Mexico through New York to Switzerland.
Jailed in Mexico, he Salinas has been charged by that government with having money from unexplained sources.