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Whistleblowers Allege Drug Cartels Throw Parties For U.S. Officials

Posted By admin On September 20, 2011 @ 3:29 am In Featured Stories,U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Diana Washington Valdez
El Paso Times [1]
Sept 20, 2011

Two former law enforcement officers allege that they cannot get anyone to investigate allegations that the Mexican drug cartels have corrupted U.S. law officers and politicians in the El Paso border region.

Greg Gonzales, a retired Doña Ana County sheriff’s deputy, and Wesley Dutton, a rancher and former New Mexico state livestock investigator, said that instead of arrests and prosecutions of suspects, their whistle-blowing activities have resulted only in threats and retaliation against themselves.

“I lost my job for a security company at the federal courthouse in Las Cruces because I would not keep my mouth shut, and someone threatened me by holding a knife to my throat,” Gonzales said.

Dutton, a rancher in Southern New Mexico, said an election official stopped by his ranch to ask him what was it going to take for him to retract his allegations concerning the official.

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[1] El Paso Times: http://www.elpasotimes.com/news/ci_18924755

[2] Mexico drug cartels thrive despite Calderon’s offensive: http://www.prisonplanet.com/mexico-drug-cartels-thrive-despite-calderons-offensive.html

[3] D.E.A. Launders Mexican Profits of Drug Cartels: http://www.prisonplanet.com/d-e-a-launders-mexican-profits-of-drug-cartels.html

[4] Want to end Mexican drug gang violence? Legalize drugs and the cartels will collapse: http://www.prisonplanet.com/want-to-end-mexican-drug-gang-violence-legalize-drugs-and-the-cartels-will-collapse.html

[5] WikiLeaks cables: Saudi princes throw parties boasting drink, drugs and sex: http://www.prisonplanet.com/wikileaks-cables-saudi-princes-throw-parties-boasting-drink-drugs-and-sex.html

[6] Banksters Laundered Money for Drug Cartels and al-Qaeda: http://www.prisonplanet.com/banksters-laundered-money-for-drug-cartels-and-al-qaeda.html

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