Thursday, January 26, 2023

Tag: DEA

Former DEA agent sentenced to more than 11 years in federal...

“Today’s sentencing reflects DEA’s commitment to hold accountable any DEA employee who abuses the trust of the American people by violating their oath as a federal law enforcement officer.”

DEA agent arrested for participating in Capitol riots

U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Agent Mark Sami Ibrahim was arrested Tuesday and charged on several accounts for his participation in the Capitol riots on January 6.

DEA agent fired and under investigation after attending Capitol riots

Mark Ibrahim claimed that he is taking legal action against the agency, but he did not disclose what type of lawsuit he intends to file against his former employer.

Walmart was almost charged criminally over opioids. Trump appointees killed the...

For almost two years, federal prosecutors been investigating the opioid dispensing practices of Walmart, the largest company in the world, until they faced a major obstacle: top Trump appointees at the Department of Justice.

Former DEA agent arrested for laundering money for drug cartel

“It’s a black eye for the DEA to have one of its own engaged in such a high level of corruption.”

DEA Ignores Science, Refuses To Loosen Restrictions On Marijuana

“President Obama always said he would let science — and not ideology — dictate policy, but in this case his administration is upholding a failed drug war approach instead of looking at real, existing evidence that marijuana has medical value.”

DEA Agents Reprimanded for Forcing Student to Drink His Own Urine...

Six DEA agents were either reprimanded or received suspensions for leaving a UC San Diego engineering student dying of dehydration after being locked up for five days without food or water. Why were no DEA agents fired or indicted on criminal charges?

Federal Agents Arrested for Bitcoin Money Laundering and Fraud

Two former federal agents operated in the shadows and above the law during their investigation of the online black market, Silk Road. Now they face charges including money laundering and wire fraud along with other related offenses.

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