The Washington Post

Peruvians don't trust their own police officers, who shake people down for bribes and are notoriously corrupt.

  • Simeon Tegel
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  • Peru
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  • Sep 23, 2016
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He was carrying at least $8 million in shrink-wrapped bundles of crispy $100 bills and other foreign banknotes, along with a half-dozen luxury wristwatches and a military-style rifle resembling something out of a Jason Bourne movie.

After they were caught, they beat the reporters who went undercover and recorded them.