Narco News: FBI Director Candidate Comey Complicit in “Dark Chapter” in US History

Former Deputy Attorney General Played Leading Role in Cover-Up of US Government Informant’s Participation in Mass Murder in Mexico By Bill Conroy President Barack Obama is expected to nominate former George W. Bush-era Deputy Attorney General James Comey as the next director of the FBI, according to multiple media outlets that have published fawning reports […]

Drug-War Homicides Spiking Under Mexican President Peña Nieto

Mexico-based Private Security Firm’s Intelligence Shows Big Jump in Murders, Political Assassinations Since December 2012 By Bill Conroy The administration of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has made it a priority to divert the media’s focus from the drug war and toward his economic efforts to bring the Latin American nation in closer alignment with […]

NarcoNews Investigative Story- US Prosecutors Turned a Blind Eye to Drone Code Piracy

The Free Pass for “Too-Big-to-Fail” Netezza vs. The Prosecution of Swartz By Bill Conroy of NarcoNews Aaron Swartz, a 26-year-old Internet activist and the co-developer of popular web tools like RSS feeds and Reddit, ended his life earlier this year at the end of a long battle with federal prosecutors in Boston — who had […]

NarcoNews: US Training of Mexican Troops Has Escalated in Step with Mexico’s Murder Rate

Boots-On-The-Ground Instruction Carried Out by US Military in Mexico City, Campeche and Chiapas — Home of the Zapatistas By Bill Conroy US training of Mexican military forces spiked in fiscal years 2010 and 2011, coinciding with a sharp rise in drug-war homicides in Mexico, an analysis of records made public under the Foreign Assistance Act […]

Big Media Discovers US Special Ops are Targeting Mexican Crime Organizations

Unlike Wine, Old News Doesn’t Improve With Age By Bill Conroy Earlier this week, the Washington Post and a series of other mainstream media outlets breathlessly reported that the Pentagon has set up a US-based special operations center that is focused on helping the Mexican government track down “cartels.” The real nut-graph of the Post […]

Fast & Furious Blurs the Line Between Cops and Crooks

ATF Supervisor’s Questionable Gun Purchases Appear to Be Business As Usual By Bill Conroy Two guns of interest were found in late November of last year near the scene of a gun battle in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. The battle, waged between the Mexican military and alleged drug traffickers, left five people dead, including […]

Banks Are “Where the Money Is” in the Drug War

“Big Lenders Face Few Hard Consequences for Violating Anti-Money Laundering Laws” By Bill Conroy Citigroup, JP Morgan Chase & Co., Wachovia (acquired by Wells Fargo in 2009), HSBC Holdings, ING Bank, Standard Chartered, American Express Bank International, and not a few others, have a common bond beyond ranking among the largest banks in the world. […]

Murder of Miami’s ‘Cocaine Queen’ Offers Teaching Moment

The Truth of the Drug War Won’t Be Found in Hollywood or the Mainstream Media — Which Both Work From the Same Tired Script By Bill Conroy Griselda Blanco, 69, was cut down in front of a butcher shop in Medellin, Colombia, in early September by a middle-aged man who was delivered to the murder […]

Texas Case Raises Troubling Questions About ATF Gunwalking

Rio Grande Valley Businessman Was The Target of Multiple Arms-Trafficking Investigations Yet He Continued To Acquire Guns Through Straw Buyers By Bill Conroy @ the Narcosphere A series of criminal investigations initiated some four years ago by ATF agents, all focused on a weapons-trafficking ring in South Texas, appear to shred the long-running talking point […]

Media Cover Up: U.S. Government Invokes National Security to Conceal Deal Cut with Mexican Drug Cartel

Mainstream Media Assists Government in Cloaking Evidence of an Ugly Duplicity in the So-Called Drug War On Saturday, October 1, 2011, investigative journalist Bill Conroy of the Narcosphere reported scandalous and highly troubling new developments in the criminal case against accused Mexican narco-trafficker Jesus Vicente Zambada Niebla. The breaking story unravels the U.S. government’s ugly […]