Crystal City, TX, Sees Almost All Top Officials Arrested by FBI

February 18, 2016

Most of the people in the leading government positions in the town of Crystal City, TX, have been arrested by the FBI and are now facing felony charges. From receiving bribes to human smuggling, the town’s government was apparently just plagued with villains. For many, this story is yet another notch in the belt for to not trust the government anymore.


Five top officials in the Texas city were arrested Thursday under a federal indictment accusing them of taking tens of thousands of dollars in bribes and helping the operator of an illegal gambling operation who went by the nickname “Mr. T.”

The indictment swept up the city’s mayor, mayor pro tempore (who both have city council votes) and a council member, as well as the city manager, a former city council member and the alleged gambling operator, Ngoc Tri Nguyen. None of the men has commented about the charges or filed any pleas in response to the indictment. Continue Reading

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