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Former DEA agent sent to prison for more than 13 years for corruption

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A former Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agent was sentenced on Thursday to more than 13 years in prison after being convicted of nine crimes including perjury, obstruction of justice, and theft. Court documents said that Chad Allan Scott, 53, of Covington, Louisiana, had lied under oath and instructed others to commit perjury to convict an alleged drug dealer. Investigators also alleged that Allen falsified documents so that he could take possession of a truck bought for him by a drug dealer. The Justice Department said that eventually, Scott and two other investi…

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