DEA Allowed Criminal Cops to Build Their Own Drug Empires for Over a Decade
According to a whistleblower inside the DEA, the agency “allowed and promoted” multiple officers to run their own personal drug cartels for years.
According to the Advocate, Chad Scott, the former leader of the task force has been fired in the midst of the investigation. It was reported that Scott and some of the officers working under him had a massive operation selling painkillers and that they would sometimes sell other drugs that they managed to steal from dealers during raids.
“There were a series of complaints that went back years. This is a guy who probably shouldn’t have been allowed to run his own task force,” an anonymous law enforcement official said.
The good news, in this case, is that a large and growing number of federal criminal drug cases are being reversed and nonviolent offenders are being set free due to the fact that this corruption has been exposed. . . . Read Complete Report