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The architect and the opera singer: a tale of two drug mules

by Erin Siegal, Fronteras Desk | Take Two®

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A member of the US Customs and Border Protection in El Paso, Texas, on April 6, 2011. AFP/AFP/Getty Images

One offense that could easily land you in prison: drug smuggling. Prosecutions for the offense can vary between state and federal court.

Fronteras Desk reporter Erin Siegal looks at what happens when accused smugglers say they were forced to work as drug mules.

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