It’s not everyday a ranking FBI agent’s mother is involved in a major crime. Fortunately for FBI agent Vadim Thomas, he did not follow in his mother’s footsteps. She pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in White Plains, N.Y. on Aug. 7.
By Jerry Capeci
Gang Land News
In a case tinged with irony, intrigue and tragedy, the mother of a top FBI organized crime supervisor pleaded guilty last week to swindling investors out of $4.5 million through several bogus global recycling companies she ran with her late husband, Gang Land has learned.
Milana Murcia – who allegedly funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars in stolen funds to her daughter, but gave none to her FBI agent son – agreed to a plea deal that calls for a maximum of five years instead of the 20 years she would have faced if convicted at trial. No other Murcia relatives have been charged, and sources say the investigation is over.
Last year, when agents moved quickly to arrest Murcia and her husband Phillippe (above, right) to shut down their schemes even before the investigation was concluded, FBI honchos in Washington called the arrests one of the “FBI’s Top Ten News Stories” of the week.
For Full Story
Read U.S. Atty. Press Release