U.S. DEA agents admit laundering drug money, then claim they were testing how it works
(NaturalNews) Imagine for a moment you are appearing in court for money laundering. What do you think your chances are of being acquitted if you admitted you laundered cash, but said you did so only because you were conducting research into how the system of selling drugs actually worked? If you said slim-to-none, you’d probably be right. That is, unless you’re a federal agent.
In what has become the epitome of the double standard, federal officials are defending the actions of Drug Enforcement Administration agents who have laundered hundreds of millions of dollars in narcotics money, just to see how the system works.
Now, consider that laundering drug money is nothing new. It’s been going on since there were illicit drugs and drug money. Which begs the question: Why would the DEA have to "learn" how the money laundering system works? And in doing so, hasn’t that helped the violent drug cartels who are responsible for killing thousands