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Focus (War On Drugs) #624517

NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 31, 1998
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(Studio: Len Cannon) Report introduced.

(No location given: Rick Davis) The role of street gangs in drug trafficking examined; scenes shown from several drug raids. [Assistant FBI director Tom PICKARD - says the gangs divide up the country in a kind of franchise system.]

(Washington: Suzanne Malveaux) The government's attack on money laundering in the drug trade examined; details given of how the money trail works and of the recent undercover operation that cracked down on Mexican banks. [Attorney General Janet RENO - cites the undercover nature of the sting.] [Center for Democracy Allen WEINSTEIN - cites the dilemma for the supposed "allies," the United States and Mexico.]

Cannon, Len;
Davis, Rick;
Malveaux, Suzanne

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