Would you be willing to take on drug smugglers? Leonard Mitchell did, according to this true-crime book from journalist Peter Rehak. He lived up to his promise, but the Canadian government reportedly didn’t.
Undercover Agent; How One Honest Man Took on the Drug Mob…And Then the Mounties by Peter Rehak. $4.99 from Smashwords.com
It was North America’s biggest drug bust, worth $238 million. The man behind it was a small-town businessman who fooled the Miami drug barons who were setting up a pipeline into Canada. Leonard Mitchell worked undercover for the RCMP for 19 months because “it was the right thing to do.” He was successful but it earned him a lifetime run from the mob and he also had to take on the Mounties.