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A powerhouse Union  leader  known as Mexico’s wonder woman has been busted and charged with criminal counts of corruption.

 Elba Esther Gordillo is accused of  ripping off  more than 160 MILLION dollars from the country’s teachers’ union.

She’s suspected of spending the embezzled money on  everything from property to plastic surgery. Al Jazeera’s Rachel Levin reports from Mexico City.  News