The U.S. Army has opened a criminal investigation into allegations of detainee abuse in 2003, following a Reveal story that showed a photograph of an Iraqi detainee in a stress position with two smiling soldiers.
Federal air marshals assigned to protect commercial flights across the U.S. were furtively pulled from their assigned flights so they could meet for sexual trysts, get better routes or travel to cities they preferred, current and former employees said.
Former and current air marshals are coming forward to describe a “wheels-up, rings-off” culture rife with adultery, prostitution and other misconduct.
Prosecutors are compiling a growing dossier on Eduardo Luna, identified as an alleged former member of the powerful Gulf Cartel.
The brother of a U.S. Border Patrol agent charged with capital murder in an alleged Mexican drug cartel hit struck a surprise deal last week to help prosecutors build their case against his siblings.
The selection of Mark Morgan, a career FBI official, to run the 20,000-strong force sends a clear message: The Border Patrol has a culture problem that needs to be fixed.
In recent years, Customs and Border Protection has turned to polygraph tests and behavioral research to weed out criminals in its ranks. But whether corrupt agents really are caught and punished remains an open question.
One striking hallmark of border corruption cases is how often the drift into illegal behavior begins with family considerations or entanglements.
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.
A headless body is found in a Texas bay. The case bears the familiar markings of mafia muscle and hardball tactics associated with cartel warfare. But