MEXICO CITY — Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman snuck into the United States twice to visit relatives while he was a fugitive, one of his daughters told The Guardian newspaper.Rosa Isela Guzman Ortiz, who lives in California, said her 58-year-old father entered the US state last year shortly after his now-notorious October meeting with US actor Sean Penn, evading a manhunt with the complicity of corrupt Mexican officials.She did not disclose the exact dates of his visits but told the British daily that Mr Guzman crossed the border to visit relatives and see her five-bedroom house, which he bought for her and her four children. "My dad deposited the money in a bank account with a lawyer and a while after he came to see the house, his house. He came twice," the 39-year-old woman, who has US citizenship and runs small businesses in California, told The Guardian.She declined to say how the world’s most wanted drug lord managed to enter the United States."I asked him the sam...

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as exclusive Financial Times articles, Morningstar financial data, and digital access to the Sunday Times and Times Select.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00.