A former U.S. Border Patrol agent has been sentenced to 9 and a half years in jail after he pleaded responsible to taking bribes to assist a drug-trafficking group smuggle medicine into the U.S. from Mexico.
Robert Corridor accepted over $50,000 in money bribes from the group, the U.S. Justice Division mentioned in a launch.
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In trade, he tipped off the group with details about the places of Border Patrol sensors, places of unsecured roads alongside the U.S.-Mexican border and the variety of Border Patrol brokers working particular areas.
He additionally gave the person Border Patrol radios and keys to unlock border locks on ranch fences.
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After he serves his jail sentence, Corridor will even be subjected to a few years of supervised launch. He’s additionally ordered to pay a superb of $20,000.
An affiliate of Corridor’s, 46-year-old California man Daniel Hernandez, beforehand pleaded responsible to conspiring to bribe Corridor. He’s scheduled to be sentenced on Saturday.
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