TIJUANA — “Would you like to work in San Diego?” asked the small want ad placed in a Tijuana daily newspaper. “A company that is a leader in its field is looking for male employees.”
It sounded like a good opportunity, but what appeared to be an honest job offer had a major hitch: The work involved smuggling narcotics, and the employer was a drug trafficking organization.
In an story that appeared in the San Diego Union-Tribune yesterday titled "U.S. says beware of ads placed by drug traffickers", writer Sandra Dibble explains how traffickers are tricking individuals looking for work into delivering their drugs across the U.S./Mexico border. Read Ms. Dibble's story to learn the various tactics used.