Homeland Security Supervisor Sentenced for Falsifying Border Investigations

Breitbart – by ILDEFONSO ORTIZ

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — A former supervisor of the federal agency tasked with watching over federal agents along the Texas border will spend three years and one month in prison for running an enforcement unit that falsified and backdated investigations that were either not completed or were never done.

On Monday, 49-year-old Eugenio Pedraza, the former McAllen supervisor for Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General went before U.S. District Judge Andrew Hannen who handed down the sentence.  

The Homeland Security Office of the Inspector General is the federal agency in charge of investigating U.S. Border Patrol Agents, Customs and Border Patrol officers, and other federal employees along the border. Court records obtained by Breitbart Texas show that the investigations dealt primarily with corrupt agents who were taking money in for allowing the illegal crossing of aliens or drugs.

As previously reported by Breitbart Texas, Pedraza was convicted by a jury of conspiracy and five counts of falsifying government documents in March after a four day trial. During the trial, jurors heard testimony and evidence about how Pedraza failed to oversee that his office ran proper investigations by having agents make up reports, backdate activity logs and “fill in the gaps” with inaccurate information.

Other members of Pedraza’s office have either pleaded guilty or have been sentenced while yet other members have not been charged.

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4 Responses to Homeland Security Supervisor Sentenced for Falsifying Border Investigations

  1. NC says:

    You mean the criminals are investigating the criminals? Oh thank goodness! I feel so much better. (sarcasm)

  2. NC says:

    Only 3 years? Wow. He got off easily. As usual. That means he will probably only spend 6 months in lockup and the remainder will be on probation or parole, right? That’s usually how it goes for government criminals.

  3. James Bergen says:

    Standard police procedure in America. Mabey with luck 1 or 2 American cops will now know this is illegal and try toget the word out to the rest of the police in America. Hope never fades. I do hope before I die to meet a honest American cop as well.

  4. # 1 NWO Hatr says:

    “Court records obtained by Breitbart Texas show that the investigations dealt primarily with corrupt agents who were taking money in for allowing the illegal crossing of aliens or drugs.”

    They’re only considered corrupt if they’re TOO obvious, and need to be made an example of (strictly for public ‘consumption’, naturally).

    Otherwise, they’re doing exactly what the so-called ‘government’ wants.

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