An illegal construction dump appears in a Chicago neighborhood and grows to six stories tall. Its story reveals the depths of political corruption.
In 2014, students from a rural college in Mexico came under attack by police. Six people were killed and 43 young men disappeared without a trace.
Cops on a crime spree
They belonged to a police task force charged with getting guns off the streets. Instead, the cops roamed Baltimore, robbing people on the street.
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Trump’s Indonesia hotel deals hint at his form of foreign relations
Donald Trump’s 2015 deals in Indonesia were part of a pattern of global expansion for the real estate mogul as he ramped up to run for president. He has refrained from taking his foot off the gas during the campaign and even after winning the election.
Beheading case shifts to cartel ties of Border Patrol agent’s brother
Prosecutors are compiling a growing dossier on Eduardo Luna, identified as an alleged former member of the powerful Gulf Cartel.
Indicted Border Patrol agent’s brother strikes deal
The brother of a U.S. Border Patrol agent charged with capital murder in an alleged Mexican drug cartel hit struck a surprise deal last week to help prosecutors build their case against his siblings.
Bordering on insecurity
On this episode of Reveal, our joint investigation with The Texas Tribune profiles federal border officials who were arrested for or convicted of acts of corruption that allegedly compromised their mission to stop crime and keep their country secure.
Family ties can lead to corruption along the border
One striking hallmark of border corruption cases is how often the drift into illegal behavior begins with family considerations or entanglements.
Corruption at the border: Sex, drugs and rolling through inspection
The circumstances of their crimes differ, but prosecutors say defendants in 140 cases have something in common: The corrupt actions they’re accused of weakened the U.S. borders and ports of entry they were assigned to protect.
Agent, drug smuggler joined together for love and money
Raquel Esquivel and Diego Esquivel both ended up in federal prison. That’s one of the risks when a Border Patrol agent gets involved with a drug smuggler.