SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The FBI on Wednesday arrested Puerto Rico’s former secretary of sports and recreation and six other people accused in a $10 million fraud case involving federal funds.
Two men were nabbed for turning man’s best friend into a drug mule when they shipped more than $1 million worth of heroin stashed in a dog crate that held a live pooch, authorities announced Monday.
Twelve current and former TSA officers and airport staff are facing possible life sentences after being indicted on an alleged drug trafficking operation that smuggled 20 tons of cocaine into the US through Puerto Rico over an 18-year period.
Oscar Lopez Rivera was convicted of trying to overthrow the government, and was a leader of the FALN terrorist group which bombed public buildings and murdered innocent people.
Further incidents of Secret Service agents soliciting hookers have been revealed four years after the Colombian prostitution scandal including a report of a male agent who had his gun stolen by a male prostitute he solicited using his government computer in Puerto Rico.