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5 arrested in federal bust of California-Hawaii ring

A criminal complaint alleges that workers for TSA and Delta Air Lines helped move meth and money

By Nelson Daranciang

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 29, 2012

~~<p>A methamphetamine ring that operated between southern California and Hawaii used employees of Delta Air Lines and the Transportation Security Administration to bypass airport security, moving drugs to Hawaii and money to California, a federal criminal complaint says.</p>
<p>The ring operated from at least January 2011 to January 2012, moving hundreds of pounds of methamphetamine to Hawaii and hundreds of thousands of dollars of drug proceeds back to California, according to a criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court on Tuesday.</p>
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A methamphetamine ring that operated between southern California and Hawaii used employees of Delta Air Lines and the Transportation Security Administration to bypass airport security, moving drugs to Hawaii and money to California, a federal criminal complaint says.

The ring operated from at least January 2011 to January 2012, moving hundreds of pounds of methamphetamine to Hawaii and hundreds of thousands of dollars of drug proceeds back to California, according to a criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court on Tuesday. Login for more...



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