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On the Border: U.S. Brings Mexican Corruptocrat to Trial. A Mexican governor charged in a string of multi-million dollar border bribery, racketeering and money-laundering schemes faces U.S. justice this week – represented by a court-appointed attorney. Tomas Yarrington Ruvalcaba, former fugitive governor of the border state of Tamaulipas, was captured in Italy and extradited to the United States this month. Tomas Yarrington Ruvalcaba, former fugitive governor of the border state of Tamaulipas, was captured in Italy and extradited to the United States this month. A sweeping federal indictment accuses him of stashing more than $7 million in U.S. accounts. On Monday…