Forletta Investigates

Forletta Investigates takes a close look at topics within the worlds of criminal justice and true crime, as well as in-depth conversations about current issues facing law enforcement. Larry Forletta has over 25 years of professional law enforcement experience working for the Maryland State Police and the DEA. He is a private investigator and founder of Forletta Consulting and Investigation Services.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 56m. Bisher sind 26 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 22 hours 39 minutes

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Best of Season 1: Derek Maltz


Derek Maltz is a former DEA Agent and Director of the Special Operations Division for the U.S. Department of Justice who joined Larry to discuss the current drug crisis in America and the many facets that are contributing to the addiction and deaths of thousands of Americans. Mr. Maltz also goes into detail about the roots of the current opiod crisis with glimpses back to the arrest of the infamous cartel leader, "El Chapo" Guzman...


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   54m
 
 

Best of Season 1: The Joe Piersante Story


During a tour, Mr. Piersante was struck by a Taliban sniper and left blind. Listen to Mr. Piersante tell his incredible story of survival and perseverance as he joins Larry Forletta for a fascinating discussion about his experiences and overcoming life's obstacles.

This is a best of edition of Forletta Investigates and it features two of the most high profile DEA agents in recent history...


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   58m
 
 

Best of Season 1: The Smiley Face Killers


Retired New York City detective Kevin Gannon and criminal justice professor Dr. Lee Gilbertson joined Larry to discuss their theory behind the various murders connected to the "Smiley Face Killings," resulting in the deaths of dozens of males since the late 1990s.

This is a best of edition of Forletta Investigates and it features two of the most high profile DEA agents in recent history...


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Best of Season 1: The Infiltrator


The inspiration for the film, The Infiltrator, RobertMazur spent five years working undercover within the hierarchy of Colombia's drug cartels. The work Mazur did dealing with drug lords, corrupt politicians and dirty bankers helped take down one of the largest money-laundering schemes ever.

This is a best of edition of Forletta Investigates and it features two of the most high profile DEA agents in recent history...


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Best of Season 1: The DEA Agents Who Took Down Pablo Escobar


This is a best of edition of Forletta Investigates and it features two of the most high profile DEA agents in recent history. Enjoy and see you for season 2 in October!

On this first episode of Forletta Investigates, Larry welcomed former DEA agents Javier Peña and Steve Murphy. Immortalized in the Netflix series Narcos, both men are true American heroes who were key figures in taking down the world's most wanted criminal.

Thank you for listening to Forletta Investigates...


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 2021-06-22  58m
 
 

episode 20: What Really Happened in Waco with Mark Rusin


On the 20th edition of Forletta Investigates, former Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Officer and ATF Special Agent, author Mark Rusin, joins the show to dive into the truth behind what happened during the Waco, Texas raid on the Branch Davidians in 1993. In addition to the details behind how ATF was compromised and what led to the inaccurate media coverage after the raid in Waco, Mr...


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 2021-06-15  39m
 
 

episode 19: The Attempted Murder of Two DEA Agents in Colombia


This week on Forletta Investigates, Larry welcomes a former DEA agent with some experiences that are straight out of a Hollywood movie. As a special agent and pilot, Kelley McCullough was serving in Colombia on an operation seeking to stop the flow of drugs from Colombia to the U.S. On this very special episode, Mr. McCullough gives the play by play of what exactly happened when he and his partner were kidnapped, shot, and left for dead, while in the line of duty...


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 2021-06-08  48m
 
 

episode 18: The Reality at the Border with Robert Almonte


Robert Almonte is a retired U.S. Marshall and an expert on Mexican gangs and drug cartels, and this week on Forletta Investigates, Mr. Almonte gives incredible insight into the evolution of the issues the United States has faced and currently faces at the Mexican border. On this episode, not only will you get detailed stories from someone who has worked at multiple levels of law enforcement on the border since 1978, but also an honest take on the current situation at the U.S...


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 2021-06-01  44m
 
 

episode 17: From Crime Writer to Crime Fighter with Jeffrey Higgins


This week's edition of Forletta Investigates features a remarkably talented and dedicated guest, the one and only Jeffrey James Higgins. Mr. Higgins' is a former reporter turned supervisory special agent, who has had one of the most fascinating careers a DEA Agent could have. On this episode, Mr. Higgins details DEA's role in the 9/11 attacks and gives incredibly colorful play by play of some of his DEA exploits...


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 2021-05-25  51m
 
 

episode 16: Mike Powers: A True Legend of DEA


This week Larry welcomes former assistant agent in charge of DEA's Tampa office, Mike Powers. Having served in Vietnam, starting his DEA career in New York City, and eventually working all around the globe working to stop cartels and traffickers in Thailand and Malaysia. Mr...


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 2021-05-18  41m
 
 
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