Case Study: The Dope Game

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The Dope Game The CIA wanted to use drug trafficking because there was good money in the process, and put an end to it at the same time, when there was lots of cash, the story turned around, the CIA tried to keep it a secret and that it would be a good idea, well they were wrong, the whole conspiracy was dead, the CIA wanted currency by selling drugs, it was an easy way to make some dirty cash, they knew it was a bad decision, this theory that they had done, karma came back and got the CIA, this conspiracy ended up taking lives away from families, the CIA had others distress because there plans weren’t all that. The CIA did not inform congress of all allegations or information it received indicating that contra related organizations or individuals…show more content…
If you get caught with narcotics, your sentencing depends on the amount you are caught with, for example, crack cocaine is five years, for five grams. Powder cocaine is five years for five hundred grams, heroin is five years for one hundred grams, methamphetamine is five years for ten grams, PCP is five years for ten grams, this is not what high level drug traffickers are involved in. most drug cases involve low level offenders. It all depends on the amount you have on you, while you get caught with the controlled substance. There was a mandatory minimum sentences were criticized by the U.S. sentencing commission as early as 1991. In the report they found that all defense lawyers, and nearly half of the prosecutors, they all seemed to have a problem with mandatory minimum sentences. They would try there hardest to get away from the mandatory minimum…show more content…
He was born on December 1, 1949, in Columbia. As a young boy, he told friends and family that he wanted to be the president of Columbia, and take over. Yet as he saw it, his path to wealth and legitimacy lay in crime. He started young as a petty street thief, stealing cars before moving into the drug business. He used to smuggle cigarettes. Escobar moved fast to take control of the cocaine trade. Escobar was deep into the cocaine trade, if someone that was working for Escobar wasn’t doing their job right, he would have orders to kill that person. Well his fame grew Escobar didn’t follow his dream to be seen as a leader. If you messed with Pablo Escobar he was going to kill you, or your family. Then he would blow up your house. Escobar tried to convince the Colombian politics to have a no extradition, so he could run for president. Pablo Escobar wished to be president of Columbia to have even greater influence and power. People called Escobar a Narco, In Spanish, the term "narco" is an abbreviation of the word "narcotraficante" (drug trafficker). Before this usage, in the United States, the term "narc" (or "narco") referred to a specialist officer of a narcotics police force, such as a DEA agent
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