‘Operation Ghost Busted’: 76 Indicted In Major Drug Investigation

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At a glance

  • The Department of Justice has indicted 76 defendants following a large-scale drug trafficking investigation in Georgia, according to a Wednesday press release.
  • The indictments come after a two-year-long investigation titled “Operation Ghost Busted,” which looked into gang-related drug trafficking plaguing the Brunswick, Georgia, area, the press release noted.
  • Operation Ghost Busted primarily targeted a gang known as the Ghost Face Gangsters, a group of white supremacists who are believed to be behind a multitude of drug-related and violent crimes.

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