Sao Paulo, Brazil: Lawyer Detained for Drug Trafficking Association

Posted on August 31, 2013 • Filed under: Brazil, Corruption, Crime, Drug Activity, Police/Military Activity

Globo reported on August 30, 2013 that police arrested in Ribeirão Preto, Sao Paulo, a 38-year-old lawyer accused of association with drug trafficking. The lawyer was suspected of selling drugs with the gang as well as defending the drug gang for distributing drugs to certain cities within the state. Aside from the lawyer, police arrested at least ten other suspects over the past six months who were involve in the scheme. Evidence seized by police includes a notebook with notes on trafficking. Read Article

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