Eric Holder's New Scandal: Money Laundering For Cartels

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    Eric Holder's New Scandal: Money Laundering For Cartels
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | December 7, 2011 | IBD staff

    Another Day, Another Scandal: Justice Department Must Explain Money-Laundering Scheme - Investors.com
    Scandal: The House committee probing government gun-running now sets it sights on possible money-laundering involving drug cartel funds run in the name of drug enforcement. Why should we believe DOJ this time?

    It's an old adage that when investigating criminal activity you should follow the money. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has announced an investigation into a money-laundering operation allegedly run by the Drug Enforcement Administration. We may need to follow the people following the money.

    Just as Fast and Furious was allegedly intended to track and interdict gun-trafficking into Mexico, this operation, detailed in a New York Times article Sunday, is said to have as its purpose to follow how criminal organizations move their money, where they keep their assets and, most important, who their leaders are.

    But the question once again arises: Have the feds interrupted or aided the flow?

    After a Friday document dump showing how deliberately deceptive the Department of Justice and Attorney General Eric Holder were regarding Operation Fast and Furious, the government's gun-running operation that led to the death of Border Patrol agent Brian Terry, it's hard to believe this latest scheme was well-run.

    In a Monday letter to Holder, Issa noted that as in Fast and Furious "this same goal of dismantling Mexican drug cartels motivated the Drug Enforcement Administration in aiding and abetting these same cartels in laundering millions of dollars in cash."

    It may have produced equally tragic results.


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    Reminds me of the old Clinton witch hunts... Issa is desperate for attention.

    Had Bush been a Democrat, there is no doubt Republicans would have impeached him.
     
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    I am so glad Cain and his women woes are out of the news.

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    So doing his job and trying to expose corruption in government is a witch hunt?
     
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