JCODE Operation Uncovers Darknet Opioid Traffickers
A JCODE operation in Los Angeles in February 2020 uncovered a large cache of drugs, weapons, cash, gold, and cryptocurrency as part of Operation DisrupTor.
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SWAT voice: On Wentworth, we’re dropping off the Bearcat just past the stop sign.
Lead special agent: Obviously we’re here for Operation Hidden Eye. The warrant and the attachment-b were sent out via email last night to everybody.
SWAT is going to be conducting the arrest.
Special agent: If you guys have any questions just let me know. But … be on special lookout for hardware wallets.
Investigator: What do they look like?
Special agent: They look like USB keys typically. Some look exactly like a USB.
Lead agent: The charges are money laundering, drug trafficking, so those are primarily the things we’re going to be looking for.
SWAT agent: You’ll hear us today referring to structure-one and structure-two. We also have a shed right here.
Lead agent: …thumb drives computers, laptop, phone …
Los Angeles Police Department K-9 handler: We’re just asking that dogs have first dibs on the room.
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SWAT agent: Making a left-hand turn.
Special agent: Oh.
K-9 handler: [snaps] Good boy.
HSI investigator: There’s a possible indicator of fentanyl in there, just so you be careful with it.
FBI personnel: New York. Connecticut. Colorado.
[Money counter whirs]
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HSI investigator: Oh, nice.
FBI agent: There’s the large meth shards.
HSI investigator: Oh yeah. Look at that.
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