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Eye on America (Drug Bust) #734678

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 07, 2003
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(San Diego: Bill Whitaker) The story of Francisco Rivera†† and Alfonso Calderon††, who were falsely imprisoned as drug runners after buying a car from US Marshals loaded with hidden marijuana presented; details given about the government’s “buyer beware” policy. [RIVERA, CALDERON {thru translator} – talk about spending time in a Mexican jail and about their feeling of betrayal by US authorities.] [Formerly imprisoned Jose Aguado CERVANTES††- comments on buying a car from the US government loaded with drugs.] [Attorney Teresa TRUCCHI†- comments on the government’s responsibility.]

Pelley, Scott;
Whitaker, Bill

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