Lured by Drug Cartel Money, US Citizens Risk All Smuggling Illegal Aliens Across Arizona Border



From grandmothers to college students, Americans have many reasons for aiding ‘Coyotes’.

This is the second article in a series on illegal drug and human smuggling along Arizona’s border with Mexico.

CASA GRANDE, Ariz.—Mexican drug cartel money drives international human smuggling operations in the United States, said Sam, owner of a private investigation company in Arizona that deals with border security issues. Without it, the industry wouldn’t exist.