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Ex-Border Patrol agent gets 13 years for drug trafficking, accepting bribe

A former Border Patrol agent will serve 160 months in prison for attempting to smuggle 110 pounds of cocaine in a rental car headed for Chicago, and for accepting bribes as a public official. ... Read more»

Drug smuggling a low payday for many

Smuggling drugs across the border in Southern Arizona can mean just a few hundred dollars for many, but U.S. border agents gone bad can be paid $50,000 for large loads. Juveniles carrying small amounts of marijuana are paid the least.... Read more»