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Politics 'White Devil' disgraced DEA agent sentenced to 13 years for corruption

10:05  26 september  2021
10:05  26 september  2021 Source:   thehill.com

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A disgraced former Drug Enforcement Administration special agent known as the “ White Devil ” has been sentenced to more than 13 years in prison in a wide-ranging corruption case, federal authorities said. Chad Allan Scott, 53, was sentenced Thursday Scott, a 17-year DEA vet, previously referred to himself as the “ White Devil ,” NOLA.com reported in April 2016 as the New Orleans-based federal drug task force he led came under scrutiny. Scott was also known by the “ White Devil ” moniker among drug traffickers, NOLA.com reported Thursday, one day after he begged for leniency in a packed courtroom.

A prolific narcotics agent known as the ' white devil ' among drug traffickers was sentenced Thursday to more than 13 years behind bars for stealing money from suspects, falsifying government records and committing perjury during a federal trial. Then in June, Scott was again convicted in a scheme to steal from the suspected drug dealers he arrested. Prosecutors have claimed Scott is more dangerous than the most hardened heroin dealers he locked up in his 17 years as a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent , saying the Louisiana lawman 'broke every rule in the book' to enforce his 'own

A disgraced former Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agent known as the "White Devil" has been sentenced to thirteen years in prison for corruption, The Associated Press reported.

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Prosecutors alleged that Chad A. Scott led a group of other agents to commit perjury in a federal trial of a drug dealer, falsifying governments records to have possession of a drug dealer's vehicle, planting drugs on suspects and stealing from them, as well, according to a Department of Justice (DOJ) news release.

During his sentencing hearing on Thursday, Scott told U.S. District Judge Jane Tricho Milazzo that he is "ashamed of being here," describing to the judge that he was the main target of murder for hire plots during his time as an agent, citing it as an example of how far "people will go to to remove me from drug trafficking investigations," according to the AP.

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Scott was sentenced Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, to more than 13 years behind bars for stealing money from suspects, falsifying government records and committing perjury during a federal trial. The sentencing capped a five-year case that shook the DEA and resulted in convictions of three other Scott is among a growing list of DEA agents who have been accused of abusing their authority in recent years. Another veteran agent , Jose Irizzary, pleaded guilty last year to conspiring with a Colombian cartel money launderer, filing false reports and ordering DEA staff to wire money slated for

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A prolific narcotics agent known as the “ white devil ” among drug traffickers was sentenced Thursday to more than 13 years behind bars for stealing money from suspects, falsifying government records and committing perjury during a federal trial. The sentencing capped a five-year case that shook the DEA and resulted in convictions of three other members of a New Orleans-based federal drug task force. Prosecutors portrayed Scott as more dangerous than the most hardened heroin dealers he locked up, saying the Louisiana lawman “broke every rule in the book” to

Milazzo said in court that Scott caused "far-reaching" damage to the DEA, the AP reported.

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a community for 13 years . A prolific narcotics agent known as the “ white devil ” among drug traffickers was sentenced Thursday to more than 13 years behind bars for stealing money from suspects, falsifying government records and committing perjury during a federal trial.

A federal narcotics agent known as the “ white devil ” has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for several corruption counts. 12, 2021, to more than 13 years behind bars for stealing money from suspects, falsifying government records and committing perjury during a federal trial. The sentencing capped a five-year case that shook the DEA and resulted in convictions of three other members of a New Orleans-based federal drug task force.

"Chad Scott took an oath to serve his community with integrity, but rather than use his badge to protect his community, he used it to break the law," DEA Administrator Anne Milgram said in the DOJ news release.

"This goes against everything that the Drug Enforcement Administration stands for," Milgram added. "Scott betrayed the very people he was entrusted to protect and today he is being held accountable for his crimes."

Scott, 53, was previously found guilty and convicted in 2019 for orchestrating a false testimony against a Houston-based drug dealer and in June for running a scheme with former colleague Rodney Gemar to steal money and property from suspects, the AP reported.

Two of Scott's colleagues in his task force, Johnny Domingue and Karl E. Newman, were also accused of stealing money and drugs, and have testified against their ring leader.

Since 2015, DEA agents across the nation have been convicted on charges that stem from wire fraud, bribery and selling firearms to drug traffickers, the AP noted.

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