A report released this week by the U.S. Office of the Inspector General sounded the alarm on how the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) failed to report millions that it had earned on undercover money laundering and drug trafficking, some of it even making its way into the personal bank accounts of its agents.
A former US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) employee pleaded guilty on Thursday to orchestrating a multimillion dollar fraud scheme in which he impersonated a CIA officer and persuaded several companies to hire him so he could conduct his secret activities while pretending to be their employee.
US authorities charged last week a former Venezuelan lawmaker who worked together with President Nicholas Maduro with narco-terrorism and drug trafficking, claiming that he was plotting to attack the United States.
Following a two-year investigation codenamed Operation “Gangster’s Paradise,” a judge sentenced 34 people for drug trafficking and money laundering, the US Attorney’s Office in the Western District of Tennessee announced in a Thursday press release.
The US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has made several arrests targeting a global drug trafficking and money laundering network as part of a larger investigation into Hezbollah activities, according to a Monday news release.
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