After reporting on April 7 that $8.5 million worth of gold concentrate was stolen from his mine in Sinaloa, Mexico, Rob McEwen, CEO of McEwen mining, went on Business News Network and stated blandly that his company had a “good relationship” with a Mexican drug cartel.
|The Canadian team at McEwen|
The comments were front page news in Mexico – and still are. They also received coverage in leading English-language outlets around the world. The startling admission was covered by the Associated Press. Outlets that picked up the story included ABC, CNBC, and the Daily Mail.