Dozens of luxury cars seized from sticky-fingered politicians and mobsters will go under the hammer this weekend as part of a populist anti-corruption crusade being waged by Mexico’s leftist president.
Andrés Manuel López Obrador has vowed that proceeds from Sunday’s auction will be channelled into social programmes and deprived communities.
“We invite everyone to take part,” said López Obrador, who took office in December and is a friend of the UK Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn. “Everything that is confiscated [from criminals] will be handed back to the communities, above all the country’s poor communities.”
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