Call, tap database delved in drug case

DEA seldom reveals its role

Posted: March 15, 2014 at 4:08 a.m.

A government unit that compiles millions of phone and wiretap records and other information obtained by federal law enforcement, intelligence agencies and some foreign governments was used in the investigation of a Mexican drug cartel’s activities in Arkansas, a federal agent testified Friday.

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