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Feds accuse prison guards of taking bribes, drug trafficking
46 arrested in undercover operation
Dept. of Corrections
ATLANTA — Dozens of Georgia prison guards agreed to protect drug smuggling operations for a high-level trafficker, believing their status as correctional officers would protect them from a vehicle search if they were stopped by police, authorities said Thursday. In exchange, they received thousands of dollars in bribes. But there was no big drug trafficker and the drugs weren't real.
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