Law Enforcement: Nabbing a Hit Man: Nabbing a Hit Man

Nabbing a Hit Man

Under a torrential downpour, Dandeny Munoz Mosquera spoke into a pay phone outside a Queens flower shop. A team of agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration watched him from a parked car across the street. Before he knew what was happening, Munoz Mosquera suddenly had a dozen guns pointed at his head. "We have captured the single most trusted hit man of the Medellin cartel," announced New York DEA chief Robert Bryden. Munoz Mosquera is believed to have killed 40 Colombian officers, government officials, witnesses and innocent bystanders, and may have masterminded the 1989 murder of presidential candidate Luis Carlos Galan.

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