Drugs: The Fbi Gets Its Man

The Fbi Gets Its Man

When an undercover agent returned from his assignment in Memphis with only 425 lbs. of cocaine instead of the 518 lbs. he was supposed to have seized, federal agents became suspicious. Surveillance revealed that Dan Mitrione Jr., 38, a ten-year FBI veteran, had been involved on the sly in the same drug deals he was assigned to monitor. According to official sources, Mitrione, while working on a project code-named "Operation Airlift," sold the more than 90 lbs. of cocaine skimmed from the Memphis bust for cash and property worth about $850,000, and took bribes from the drug traffickers he was investigating....

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