MEXICO CITY, MEXICO – The DEA is supposed to be drug traffickers’ worst enemy. That’s not the case for the Mexican Sinaloa drug cartel.
According to Mexican newspaper El Universal, the DEA allowed the Sinaloa to carry out their “business” in exchange for information on rival cartels.
Their business, of course, if smuggling billions of dollars in drugs.
The report cites a bunch of court documents which show DEA agents met with top Sinaloa officials more than 50 times from 2000-2012 to exchange deals.
During that time, there was a major surge in violence in Mexico. It was also when the Sinaloa rose significantly in prominence.
The group is also responsible for a reported 80% of the drugs that enter the Chicago area, not to mention all of the other places in America.
So, the U.S. government not only knew about it, it allegedly allowed it all to happen.
Since “Fast and Furious” is already taken, we’ll just have to wait and see what this scandal will be called.