One striking hallmark of border corruption cases is how often the drift into illegal behavior begins with family considerations or entanglements.
Reporter, The Texas Tribune
The circumstances of their crimes differ, but prosecutors say defendants in 140 cases have something in common: The corrupt actions they’re accused of weakened the U.S. borders and ports of entry they were assigned to protect.
Raquel Esquivel and Diego Esquivel both ended up in federal prison. That’s one of the risks when a Border Patrol agent gets involved with a drug smuggler.
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