7 Mexican Officials Charged for Smuggling Weapons from US
BROWNSVILLE – Seven Mexican border officers are charged with smuggling high-powered weapons into Mexico.
They all reportedly worked at Rio Grande Valley port of entries.
The Mexican newspaper El Mañana reports that the weapons and ammunition were being hidden within electrical equipment packed in cardboard boxes.
Other Mexican border officials alerted the Mexico Attorney General’s Office when the paperwork necessary for the electrical equipment raised red flags.
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