Criminals are targeting people who buy drugs over the Internet or phone, the federal agency says.
By Staff Reports
Monday, December 3, 2012 at 7:00 am (Updated: December 3, 7:00 am)
The Drug Enforcement Administration continues to warn the public about criminals posing as DEA special agents or other law enforcement personnel.
“This criminal activity continues to occur, despite significant public attention to the illicit scheme,” the agency said in a press release last week.
DEA offices nationwide regularly receive telephone calls from concerned citizens who are the victims of this extortion effort.
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