AUSTIN (KXAN) - Both sides rested Tuesday in the drug and money-laundering trail of the Yassine brothers in federal court.
The last witness called by the prosecution was a former bouncer and officer worker for Yassine Enterprises.
Rommel Gomez, a Venezuela national, says Mike Yassine was asked him to dispose of a pink bag by putting it in a neighboring dumpster on the day of April 30, 2009.
That is the same day Mo Yassine, the Yassine cousin turned FBI informant, brought $100,000 in drug money inside a pink bag to Yassine Enterprises. Money the government says was laundered.
Gomez also testified that Mike and Steve Yassine made comments about Mo, calling him a drug dealer, a scammer, and a drunk.
Last week, defense attorneys tried to argue that their clients did not know the money was associated with drug deals.
Mike Yassine's attorney David Botsford took aim at Gomez's relationship with the government during cross-examination.
Gomez admitted that he is in the United State illegally and was arrested for fraud after obtaining two social security numbers.
As a part of his testimony, Gomez testified that the government promised him benefits that would allow him to serve less time for his crimes.
Closing arguments are expected to start Wednesday.
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