How one FBI agent who busted drug rings became an addict

Former FBI agent Matthew Lowry arrives for sentencing at US District Court on July 9, 2015 in Washington, DCMatthew Lowry once had a promising career in the FBI. Lowry, 33, was relieved of his duties after his tampering with evidence forced US prosecutors to abandon their cases against more than two dozen drug traffickers. “The irony of the situation is that he’s basically taking heroin to maintain his physical condition to continue to investigate major drug dealers,” the attorney said.

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