|Charge Date:||Wed Dec. 4, 2002|
|Investigation Type(s):||Informant, Sting|
|Charges:||Drug violations, Material support for terrorists|
|Convictions:||Material support for terrorists|
|Alleged Affiliation:||United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia (AUC)|
Ruiz, along with Fanny Barrera-De Amaris, Uwe Jensen, Adriana Mora, Edgar Fernando Blanco Puerta, Carlos Romero-Panchano, and Carlos Varela, was arrested as part of Operation White Terror, a drugs and weapons sting. He worked with Romero-Panchano and Jensen, representing the United Self Defense Groups of Colombia (AUC) in a cocaine-for-arms deal. He was sentenced to 15 years in prison.
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