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Peruvian presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori denies money laundering allegation

FILE - In this May 10, 2016 file photo, presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori campaigns in the San Juan de Lurigancho shantytown on the outskirts of Lima, Peru, ahead of elections in June. Fujimori is denying reports that the U.S. DEA is investigating a member of her party for money laundering. A local television network broadcast a report Sunday night suggesting the agency was investigating whether Joaquin Ramirez of Fujimori's Fuerza Popular party had laundered millions for the candidate. Ramirez and Fujimori denied the allegations and Fujimori said on Monday that she would ask the DEA about the report. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia, File)

FILE - In this May 10, 2016 file photo, presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori campaigns in the San Juan de Lurigancho shantytown on the outskirts of Lima, Peru, ahead of elections in June. Fujimori is denying reports that the U.S. DEA is investigating a member of her party for money laundering. A local television network broadcast a report Sunday night suggesting the agency was investigating whether Joaquin Ramirez of Fujimori's Fuerza Popular party had laundered millions for the candidate. Ramirez and Fujimori denied the allegations and Fujimori said on Monday that she would ask the DEA about the report. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia, File)

Peruvian presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori is denying a news report raising questions about whether she was involved in money laundering.

A local television network broadcast a report Sunday night suggesting the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is investigating a member of Fujimori's party for money laundering.

The allegations come just weeks before the presidential runoff election.

The report said the agency was investigating whether Joaquin Ramirez of Fujimori's Fuerza Popular party laundered millions for the candidate.

Fujimori denied that she was involved with any money laundering.

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DEA spokeswoman Anne-Judith Lambert told The Associated Press the agency never said Fujimori was a target of any investigation. The DEA did not say whether it was investigating Ramirez.

Fujimori has struggled to cast off the legacy of her father, jailed former President Alberto Fujimori.

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