He was arrested in Nuevo Leon on July 23, 2018. The defense team alleged that Rabbe was a "politically persecuted" person, an argument that put some delay to the extradition process.
The Special Prosecutor's Office Against Impunity reported that at least 15 lawmakers were involved in the Ghost Jobs case after it went public in 2016.
Rabbe's predecessor, Pedro Muadi, was also involved in the illegal hiring structure and sentenced to 30 years in prison.
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