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The Cartel Murder That Exposed a Rogue U.S. Border Patrol Agent

When a headless body washed up in the calm waters of the Texas gulf coast, investigators began to unravel a crime that led first to a drug cartel assassin, then to a locked safe containing​ more than a kilo of cocaine, methamphetamine, a gold-plated pistol— and U.S. Border Patrol agent Joel Luna’s badge. 

At a moment when Border Patrol may relax its hiring standards to meet President Trump's executive order for 5,000 new agents, The Atlantic traveled to south Texas to explore a dark corner of the nation's largest police force. See what they found in this video exposé.

 

 

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Tags: Customs and Border Protection , Latin American drug cartels, drug cartels

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