Number 15251
Subject Drugs
Source ABC News Primetime Live
Year 1998
Publication Date July 8, 1998
Summary PrimeTime Live reveals how the U.S. Customs Service turned a marijuana smuggler into a cocaine kingpin and turned a blind eye while he poured billions of dollars of cocaine into America. "Letting dope walk" is routinely accepted as the cost of doing business with criminal informants.
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Pages 14
Keywords VIDEOCLIP TAPE TRANSCRIPT; Federal government; U.S. Customs Service; drug smuggling; criminal informants; cocaine
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