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For Years, DEA Agents Attended Illegal Sex Parties Paid for by Drug Cartels

March 27, 2015 in Blogs

By John Vibes, The Free Thought Project

High-ranking agents were bribed by the cartels they are supposedly fighting against.

Washington, DC—According to a recent report from Justice Department watchdog sources, a number of DEA agents are being accused of having “sex parties” with prostitutes that were purchased by drug cartels. These were not isolated incidents. The parties were reportedly a regular occurrence that took place over the course of several years.

Seven out of the 10 DEA agents who have been accused of attending the parties have confessed, but each of them received very short suspensions, some less than a week. It was also revealed in the recent report that the parties took place in locations that were rented or leased by the U.S. government.

There are a number of other witnesses in the report also. Police officers in Colombia claim that DEA agents were bribed by cartel members within the country.

“Although some of the DEA agents participating in these parties denied it, the information in the case file suggested they should have known the prostitutes in attendance were paid with cartel funds,” Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz said in the 131-page report that was published this week.

These findings came to light during an investigation that took place following the 2012 scandal in Cartagena, Colombia, where U.S. Secret Service agents and DEA agents were caught partying with prostitutes while preparing for a visit from President Obama.

“The Department of Justice takes the issues raised in the Inspector General report seriously and is taking steps to implement policies and procedures to help prevent them from happening in the future. The Department is already working with the law enforcement components to ensure a zero-tolerance policy on sexual harassment and misconduct is enforced and that incidents are properly reported. The department is also committed to ensuring the proper preservation and disclosure of electronic communications, including text messages and images,” Justice Department spokesman Patrick Rodenbush said in a statement.

Interestingly, Horowitz told reporters that the Justice Department was unable to know the full scope of the sexually explicit text messages and images that were sent between DEA agents because …read more

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