“Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson” on Sunday reports that bribery is so bad that U.S. Customs and Border Protection are instituting new hiring practices and the FBI has 22 Border Corruption Task Forces targeting corruption.
Drug cartels and human trafficking operations south of the border have become so rich and brazen that they are bribing U.S. border agents a year’s salary in just one day, according to a new report.
On her show, which appears on Sinclair stations and streams live Sunday, top officials describe how criminal gangs enlist weak or financially troubled agents. It was previewed with Secrets Friday.
She interviewed FBI Supervisory Special Agent Jeffrey Veltri who said, “They spot and assess individuals who would flirt with women who come through their lanes or potentially have financial distress in their lives, gambling debts, and then they target those vulnerabilities.”
The payoff: “They could in theory make more in an evening than they, in their annual salary, would garner,” he added.