USDA inspector accused of bribery

In Laredo, Texas, a USDA inspector is accused of bribery.

The FBI says that Roberto Adams allowed tick-infested and diseased cattle in from Mexico, in exchange for bribes.

The scheme went on for two and a half years. Adams could spend 15 years in prison if convicted.

The U.S. imports more than a million head of feeder cattle from Mexico every year.

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