How Mexico cartels corrupt U.S. border agents

InSight Crime – An investigative report by the Texas Observer has revived longstanding concerns about US Customs and Border Protection (CBP), calling into question whether the nation’s largest law enforcement agency is effectively combating corruption and infiltration by criminal organizations.

In a 7000-word exposé, reporters chronicled various instances of misbehavior by agents at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), including purchasing weapons for criminal groups, abusing confidential informants, and taking bribes to allow human smugglers and drug traffickers to cross the US-Mexico border.

http://www.insightcrime.org/news-analysis/mexico-cartels-us-border-patrol-corruption

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