A US Customs and Border Protection agent was indicted on federal charges of bribery, wire fraud and "alien smuggling," according to court documents. CNN —

A US Border Patrol agent working at a processing center in El Paso, Texas, was indicted last week on multiple federal charges, including bribery and “alien smuggling,” after he allegedly offered a migrant an “immigration benefit” in exchange for $5,000, according to court documents.

The charges against the agent, Fernando Castillo, come about a month after his arrest as investigators gathered a trove of evidence thanks to the cooperation of the migrant.In a probable cause affidavit […]

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