Skip to comments.Ex-DEA agent in new role with pot investment firm
Posted on 01/20/2014 2:11:07 PM PST by IbJensenEdited on 01/20/2014 2:54:24 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
A small but growing list of individuals with unlikely backgrounds have joined or thrown their support behind state-sanctioned marijuana enterprises.
SEATTLE – In a decade with the Drug Enforcement Administration, Patrick Moen rose to supervise a team of agents busting methamphetamine and heroin rings in Oregon - before giving it all up to join the nascent legal marijuana industry in nearby Washington state.
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Last year, former Mexican president Vicente Fox visited Seattle to trumpet support for a pot firm fronted by former Microsoft executive Jamen Shively. The Seattle police department is weighing whether to allow officers to moonlight as security guards at pot shops slated to open later this year.
Reminds me of the Justice Department officials who go to work as mob lawyers.
Obviously the man has no scruples.
If you can’t beat ‘em join ‘em.
This makes total sense, A private equity firm investing in marijuana businesses wants to make darn sure that they don’t put their money into anything connected with a criminal enterprise. Who better to hire than an ex DEA agent?
End the WOD. Even a former DEA agent sees how evil it is.
This just has to chap the hides of drug warriors everywhere. ROFL!
My father-in-law, God rest his soul, used to always say that the answer to every question lies with observing the trail of the money.
I miss that old coot and his pearls of wisdom!