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Conn. Man Busted for Posing as DEA Agent Selling Seized Property

By Allan Lengel
ticklethewire.com

A Connecticut man has been busted for posing as a DEA agent selling confiscated property.

Local authorities alleged that Jeffrey Guadalupe, 30, of Red Oak, Conn., with posing as an agent and scamming a Bridgeport, Conn. city employee and his elderly mother out of $20,000, according to the Connecticut Post.

The paper reported that he was being detained while other police departments around the state investigate similar allegations.

Authorities alleged that Guadlupe approached a Bridgeport city employee and identified himself as a DEA agent. He even showed him a badge.

In a subsequent conversation, authorities said Guadalupe told the victim that he was in charge of confiscating homes and vehicles for the DEA from drug raids, and could sell him a home at a reduced price, the Connecticut Post reported.

Authorities said the victim bought a house with $20,000 from his 89-year-old mother.

After several days, when the transaction had not been closed, the city employee checked and discovered that the feds, nor Guadalupe owned the property.

 

FBI Agent Arrested on Charges of Threatening to Kill Wife and Head of Dallas FBI

FBI's Robert E. Casey Jr./fbi photo

FBI's Robert E. Casey Jr./fbi photo

By Allan Lengel
ticklethewire.com

Suffice to say, FBI agent Carlos Ortiz is in big trouble.

The 48-year-old Dallas agent was arrested Wednesday for allegedly threatening to kill his estranged wife — also an FBI employee  — and Robert E. Casey Jr., the head of the Dallas FBI, the Dallas Morning News reported.

The paper reported that Casey had placed Ortiz on leave pending an investigation into domestic violence and then fired him.

Ortiz, of Red Oak, Tex., a 21-year veteran  was being held at the Dallas County jail, the paper reported. He is scheduled to make a court appearance in federal court on Thursday on charges of threatening to assault or kill a federal law enforcement officer, the Dallas Morning News reported.

The paper reported that Ortiz allegedly told a friend of his plans to kill his wife and Casey. Ortiz filed for divorce and bankruptcy last year, the paper reported.

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