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Tag: Mexico drug cartel

Mutilated Human Remains Dumped on Mexican Highway

Shoshanna Utchenik
ticklethewire.com

A staggering aftermath of violence met authorities on a Mexican highway Sunday morning, on the road between Monterrey and Reynosa. Forty-nine bodies were found at the entrance to San Juan, missing their heads, hands, and feet.

The Associated Press reports that “100% Zeta” was tagged with spraypaint on a nearby archway. While the first suspects are the brutal warring drug cartels, state Attorney General Adrian de la Garza told AP that he did not rule out the possibility that the victims, discovered 75 miles southwest of the Roma, Texas, border crossing, were U.S.-bound migrants.

Authorities are conducting DNA tests to identify the unrecognizable victims, who are thought to have been killed within 2 days before they were discovered.

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FBI and Homeland Sec. Say Corruption of Federal Agents Along Border Rising

mexico-border-signBy Allan Lengel
ticklethewire.com

WASHINGTON — It’s all pretty simple. The Mexican drug cartels have lots of money. And some federal law enforcement agents who patrol the Mexican border can’t resist the cash.

Representatives from the FBI and Homeland Security testified before the subcommittee of the Senate Homeland Security Committee about the “rising corruption among the ranks of federal law enforcement officers who patrol the border and guard ports of entry,” the New York Times reported.

FBI agent Kevin Perkins, who helps supervise corruption investigations, testified that the problem “is significantly pervasive”, according to the Times.

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