Brazil: Phone Tips Result in 40,000 Arrests

Brazil: Phone Tips Result in 40,000 Arrests

By Geraldine Cook
April 01, 2012

Since 2003, Brazilian military police have received more than 230,000 calls to their hotline in the state of Paraná, along the border with Argentina and Paraguay. The calls from
citizens have led to the seizure of 8,000 kilos of cocaine and 10,000 crack rocks.

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