Operation Cocoon aimed to disrupt international drug trafficking rings, but critics say it has left unwitting elderly “mules” in foreign prisons.
The former agent told the woman she was on “secret probation” over drug crimes and at one point proposed marriage, federal prosecutors said.
Anne Milgram built her reputation fighting crime in the city of Camden.
The allegation against President Juan Orlando Hernández came in opening arguments at an accused drug trafficker’s trial.
The Biden administration will need to rebuild drug-enforcement cooperation after Mexico exonerated Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos, discounting U.S. evidence that he worked for a cartel.
Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda returned to Mexico last year after the Department of Justice abruptly dropped drug-trafficking and corruption charges.
The brutal cartels, like legitimate companies, struggled as governments imposed border closures and lockdowns, and had to get creative.
The admission in federal court brought a formal end to a major investigation that resulted in a multibillion-dollar settlement between the drug maker and the government.
Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos was detained at the airport at the request of the D.E.A. and will face drug and money-laundering charges, a federal law enforcement official said.
Their captors demanded the return of cocaine worth $3.5 million. They were freed after the authorities used cellphone data to track them to a house in Quebec.
The Drug Enforcement Administration’s exhibition on Harry J. Anslinger, a founding father of American drug policy, does not delve into criticism that he used racial slurs.
Tyler Skaggs, who had fentanyl and oxycodone in his system at the time of his death, would not have died if not for the fentanyl, federal prosecutors said on Friday.
Rejecting the deployment of camouflaged federal agents, big-city mayors said the Trump administration should use its resources to help tackle problems like gun violence.
Lockdown exacerbated addiction in the U.S., while in Mexico, cartels dig into their turfs with charity and curfews, and put violent pressure on a vulnerable government.
Garrison Kenneth Courtney pretended to be a C.I.A. officer to bilk companies.
Jennifer Loya, 30, helped a drug network in San Antonio stay a step ahead of drug enforcement agents through her access to information as a federal employee, according to court documents.
Medicines to alleviate breathing difficulty, relieve pain and sedate coronavirus patients are in very high demand, depleting stock around the country.