Dolores Briones Lessons and George Papadopoulos

The talking heads have been so focused on the Paul Manafort indictments that the true danger to Donald Trump has been scantily discussed. When the indictments and prosecutions in the massive El Paso public corruption cases were made publicly available, it became quickly evident that much of the cases hinged on people who wore wires… Read More Dolores Briones Lessons and George Papadopoulos

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Veronica Escobar is at the Center of El Paso Scandals

When an FBI investigation dubbed Poisoned Pawns was launched it was focused on one individual and his scheme to defraud the federal government of federal dollars. By the time the dust settled, over 25 public officials went to jail or admitted guilt to public corruption. The avalanche started because one individual, Travis Ketner, panicked and… Read More Veronica Escobar is at the Center of El Paso Scandals

Prosecutors No Longer Demanding Plea Agreements Waive Right to Appeal

Reading the various plea agreements that have been made public in the public corruption scandal in El Paso there was one thing that stood out for me – the waiver of rights the agreements included. It was curios to me because the plea agreements included language whereby the defendant waived the right to any future… Read More Prosecutors No Longer Demanding Plea Agreements Waive Right to Appeal

Adrian Pena Answers Questions About Public Corruption

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Where is the City?

I am sure most of you noticed something that struck me interesting when I was putting together the various Poisoned Pawns links charts, the absence of the City of El Paso. With the various controversies involving the ballpark and the other hullabaloos surrounding the public agenda policy initiated by Ray Caballero I found it curious… Read More Where is the City?