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Tag Archives: DEA

Retired federal agent charged

An Erie County man is facing federal charges of bribery, obstruction and conspiracy. A federal grand jury has returned an 11-count indictment charging Joseph Bongiovanni, 55, of Tonawanda, with conspiracy to defraud the United States; conspiracy to distribute controlled substances; ...

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DEA takes billions from people not charged with crime

  The Drug Enforcement Administration takes billions of dollars in cash from people who are never charged with criminal activity, according to a report issued Wednesday by the Justice Department’s Inspector General. Since 2007, the report found, the DEA has ...

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Watchdog report faults DEA for sex parties

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal watchdog on Thursday faulted the Drug Enforcement Administration over allegations that agents attended sex parties with prostitutes while stationed overseas on government-leased property. The sex parties are just one example of questionable behavior highlighted in ...

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County, DEA to collect drug waste

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks on Monday announced that Monroe County will once again partner with the federal Drug Enforcement Agency to host a pharmaceutical waste collection day. The county, local law enforcement agencies and the DEA will hold several ...

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County to collect unused, expired medications

Monroe County and the Federal Drug Enforcement Agency will host a special pharmaceutical waste collection day, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 26, at various sites and times throughout the county. Residents can drop off their unwanted, unused or expired prescription and ...

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Drug agents plumb vast database of call records

SEATTLE — For at least six years, federal drug and other agents have had near-immediate access to billions of phone call records dating back decades in a collaboration with AT&T that officials have taken pains to keep secret, newly released ...

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