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Whittier Ex-Marine Accused of Operating Cross-Border Gun-Smuggling Scheme

A former U.S. Marine from Whittier is facing federal charges alleging he led a six-man scheme to smuggle weapons and ammunition to one of the most feared transnational drug cartels in Mexico, federal prosecutors announced Monday. Marco Antonio Santillan Valencia, 51, and three other alleged members of the operation were arrested last week in Southern […]