A former Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent accused of embezzling nearly $20,000 when he worked for the federal agency was indicted Thursday.
Nearly 40 percent of cigarettes consumed in Washington state are contraband, coming from foreign countries and avoiding state taxes.
Attorney General Eric Holder continued to show contempt of Congress in his remarks following the House vote to hold him “in contempt” for refusing to hand over documents associated with the Fast and Furious operation.
Wednesday, June 20, 2011 will go down in history as the day that was the beginning of the end for President Barack Obama’s presidency. With the president’s execution of executive privilege regarding United States Attorney General Eric Holder’s “Fast and Furious” gun-walking scandal.
The U.S. attorney’s office in Seattle says more than 40 people have been arrested in Western Washington and elsewhere in two drug trafficking investigations.