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Professor Who Wrote Book on Drug Crime Is Accused of Money Laundering

  • Bagley charged in U.S. with laundering cash from Venezuela
  • Professor edited book on drug trafficking and organized crime
Bruce Bagley

Bruce Bagley

Source: GDA/El Universal/AP
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A Miami professor who’s an expert on drug trafficking and organized crime was charged by the U.S. with laundering money from Venezuela, skimming more than $250,000 for himself.

Bruce Bagley, 73, a professor of international studies at the University of Miami, was the co-editor of the 2015 book “Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today” as well as a contributor to various journals on the topic.