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1 Haunts the reputations of three presidents - Reagan, Bush, and Clinton.
2. a small place in western Arkansas called Mena.
3 Barry Seal - gunrunner, drug trafficker, and covert C.I.A. operative
4 Persistent reports of drug smuggling, gun running, and money laundering tracing to the early eighties
5 Cocaine Import Agency (CIA)
6 Controversial book, Compromised: Clinton, Bush, and the C.l.A.
7 Reagan and Bush were in the White House and Clinton was governor of Arkansas.
8. Seal "smuggled between $3 billion and $5 billion of drugs into the U.S."
9 Seal, according to his own testimony, was working as an $800,000-a-year informant for the federal government.
10 Federal Aviation Administration registration records contained in the archive confirm that aircraft identified by federal & state narcotics agents as in the Seal smuggling operation were previously owned by Air America, Inc., reported to have been a C.l.A. proprietary company
11 Among the aircraft flown in and out of Mena was Seal's C-123K cargo plane, christened Fat Lady. The records show that Fat Lady, serial number 54-0679, was sold by Seal months before his death.
According to other files, the plane soon found its way to a phantom company of what became known in the Iran-Contra scandal as "the Enterprise," the C.l.A.-related secret entity managed by Oliver North and others to smuggle illegal weapons to the Nicaraguan Contra rebels.
According to former D.E.A. agent Celerino Castillo and others, the aircraft was allegedly involved in a return traffic in cocaine, profits from which were then used to finance more clandestine gunrunning.
12 F.A.A. records show that in Oct 1986, the same Fat Lady was shot down over Nicaragua with a load of arms destined for the Contras. Documents found on board the aircraft and seized by the Sandinistas included logs linking the plane with Area 51
13. Note: I would guess that Area 51 is still being used for drug smuggling and human trafficking.
14 According to Welch, two F.B.I. agents informed him that the C.l.A. "had something going on at the Mena Airport involving Southern Air Transport [another company linked to the C.l.A.] ... & they didn't want us [the Ark. State Police] to screw it up like we had the last one."
15 Seal's financial records show from the early eighties, for example, instances of daily deposits of $50,000 or more, and extensive use of an offshore foreign bank in the Caribbean, as well as financial institutions in Arkansas and Florida.
16 According to l.R.S. criminal investigator Duncan, secretaries at the Mena Airport told him that when Seal flew into Mena, I'there would be stacks of cash to be taken to the bank and laundered."
One secretary told him that she was ordered to obtain numerous cashier's checks, each in an amount just under $10,000, at various banks in Mena & surrounding communities, to avoid filing the federal Currency Transaction Reports that exceed that limit.
17 After drugs were smuggled across the border, the duffel bags of cocaine would be retrieved by helicopters and dropped onto flatbed trucks destined for various American cities.
18 Tax records show that, having assessed Seal posthumously for some $86 million in back taxes on his earnings from Mena and elsewhere between 1981 and 1983,
even the l.R.S. forgave the taxes on hundreds of millions in known drug and gun profits over the ensuing two-year period when Seal was officially admitted to be employed by the government.
19 According to Customs sources, Seal's operations at Mena & other bases were involved in the export of guns to Bolivia, Argentina, Peru, & Brazil, as well as to the Contras, & the importation of cocaine from Colombia to be sold in NY, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, & other cities
20 As recently as March 1995, Arkansas state trooper Larry Patterson testified under oath, according to *The London Sunday Telegraph*, that he and other officers "discussed repeatedly in Clinton's presence" the "large quantities of drugs being flown into the Mena airport
21 Meanwhile, prominent backers of Clinton's over the same years - including bond broker and convicted drug dealer Dan Lasater and chicken tycoon Don Tyson - have themselves been subjects of extensive investigative and surveillance files by the D.E.A. or the F.B.I.
similar to those relating to Seal, including allegations of illegal drug activity that Tyson has recently acknowledged publicly and denounced as "totally false."
"This may be the 1st president in history with such close buddies who have NADDIS numbers," says one concerned law-enforcement official, referring to the Narcotics & Dangerous Drugs Intelligence System numbers assigned those under protracted investigation for possible drug crimes
22 Florence Martin - Accountant & subcontractor for the CIA, was related to the Barry Seal Mean Airport drug smuggling case. He died of three gunshot wounds.
23 Danny Casolaro - Investigative reporter. Investigating Mena Airport and Arkansas Development Finance Authority. He slit his wrists, apparently, in the middle of his investigation.
24 Paul Wilcher - Attorney investigating corruption at Mena Airport with Casolaro and the 1980 "October Surprise" was found dead on a toilet June 22, 1993 in his Washington, DC apartment. Had delivered a report to Janet Reno 3 weeks before his death.
25 Kevin Ives & Don Henry - Known as "The boys on the track" case. Reports say the boys may have stumbled upon the Mena Arkansas airport drug operation.
A controversial case, the initial report of death said, due to falling asleep on railroad tracks. Later reports claim the 2 boys had been slain before being placed on the tracks. Many linked to the case died before their testimony could come before a Grand Jury.

28 - Keith Coney - Died when his motorcycle slammed into the back of a truck, 7/88.


Keith McMaskle - Died stabbed 113 times, Nov, 1988.
Gregory Collins - Died from a gunshot wound January 1989.

Jeff Rhodes - He was shot, mutilated and found burned in a trash dump in April 1989.

James Milan - Found decapitated. However, the Coroner ruled his death was due to "natural causes."
Jordan Kettleson - Was found shot to death in the front seat of his pickup truck in June 1990.

Richard Winters - A suspect in the Ives / Henry deaths. He was killed in a set-up robbery July 1989.
And then there's this:
The Mena Connection Exposing the CIA, Bush, Clinton, Iran Contra, And Drug Running…
The New Clinton Chronicles ( Mena Laundering)…
The Mena Connection: Bush, Clinton, and CIA drug smuggling part 1/6…
The Mena Connection: Bush, Clinton, and CIA drug smuggling part 2/6…
Mena Connection of Clinton, Bush and the CIA, Drug smuggling Pt 3…
Mena Connection of Clinton, Bush and the CIA, Drug smuggling Pt 4.avi…
Mena Connection of Clinton, Bush and the CIA, Drug smuggling Pt 5.avi…
The Mena Connection: Bush, Clinton, and CIA drug smuggling part 6/6…
Guns, Drugs and Jihad
This is a long read but is worth it. Bill"s role is listed.…
Deep In­side the Clin­ton­ian Re­ich: Mena Arkansas Drugs, Money, and Mur­der…
Meet The Iranian-Born, Major Clinton Donor Caught Up In The Panama Papers Scandal…
Iran-Contra’s Chickens Coming Home… to Roost…
The Whistleblowers (Series): #5 - CIA Pilot Flew Cocaine Smuggling Flights During Iran Contra Affair for The CLINTON Crime Syndicate…
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