How Cartels in Mexico Prey on Migrants—Jaeson Jones Talks Texas Border Crisis, Trafficking, Fentanyl

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Near the southern border, highly militarized cartels in Mexico vie for control and charge thousands of dollars per migrant. They've exploited corruption and essentially become a "parallel government" in border areas, says retired Texas Department of Public Safety Captain Jaeson Jones. "People to them are a commodity.”

Tonight, Jones breaks down the inner workings of how these highly sophisticated cartels operate, how they prey on migrants, and how they produce the deadly fentanyl and methamphetamine that kills thousands of Americans every year.

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