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Operation Money Clip Dismantles
Major Money Laundering and Drug Operation

OCT 19--DEA Administrator Karen P. Tandy today announced the results of Operation Money Clip, a multi-jurisdictional, Special Operations Division coordinated, multi-agency Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) investigation that targeted and dismantled an international money laundering and drug trafficking organization and resulted in the arrest of 83 defendants.

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DEA Survivors Benefit Fund Supports Families of Our Heroes with Scholarships and Grants

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Left to right: Dr. Sam Torres, Mrs. Margie Montoya, Mr. John Montoya, SAC Steve Delgado and DEASBF Board Member Brian Wammack.

SEP 27--Los Angeles, CA--On August 25, 2004, on behalf of the DEA Survivors Benefit Fund, Special Agent in Charge Steve Delgado of the Los Angeles Field Division presented a check for $25,000 to the California State University Long Beach School of Criminal Justice. The endowment was presented to the DEA Special Agent George Montoya Scholarship Fund. The check was accepted by Special Agent Montoya’s parents, John and Margie, and Dr. Samuel Torres, Chairman of the Criminal Justice Program.

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DEA Eliminates Major Source of US Meth
Joint US/Canada Investigation Yields Large
Amounts of Ephedrine, Meth

SEP 23--DEA Deputy Administrator Michele Leonhart today announced the successful culmination of Operation Brain Drain, a 17-month joint OCDETF investigation which identified and dismantled the most significant source of ephedrine from Canada to the United States. Operation Brain Drain targeted Canadian bulk ephedrine distributors and their U.S. associates, as well as U.S.-based Mexican methamphetamine manufacturers and distributors. DEA and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police led a joint effort in this investigation.

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