Chao Tung Wu

Charge Date: Wed Aug. 17, 2005
Investigation Type(s):Informant, Sting
Charges:Contraband tobacco, Criminal conspiracy, Drug violations, Obtaining missiles to destroy airplanes, Stolen goods/counterfeits
Outcome:Pleaded guilty
Convictions:Contraband tobacco, Criminal conspiracy, Drug violations, Obtaining missiles to destroy airplanes, Stolen goods/counterfeits
State:California
Alleged Affiliation: None
Description:

Chao Tung Wu conspired to smuggle shoulder-fired surface-to-air, distributed meth and Ecstasy, and imported high quality counterfeit $100 bills known as supernotes. He was caught in an undercover FBI sting, known as Operation Smoking Dragon. He died before he was sentenced.

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