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Ex-Top DEA Official Convicted of Hiding Strip Club From Feds

The jury deliberated for only three hours before delivering its verdict



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    Two DEA employees allegedly indicated they had no outside jobs on a security form in 2011, even though they co-owned and worked at the Twins Go-Go Lounge in South Hackensack, according to prosecutors

    A New York jury has convicted a former top official of the Drug Enforcement Administration and another DEA employee of failing to disclose their ownership of a New Jersey bikini bar. 

    The Manhattan jury returned its verdict Thursday after three hours of deliberations. 

    Prosecutors argued during the 10-day trial that ex-agent David Polos and DEA telecommunications specialist Glen Glover purposely hid their ownership of the Twins Go-Go Lounge. Defense lawyers said disclosure was unnecessary because the bar was an investment.

    The government said disclosure was important because DEA employees could be compromised in a business where drug dealing and prostitution can occur. 

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    The 52-year-old Polos of West Nyack, and Glover left court dejected. 

    Glover's attorney says the verdict is shocking.

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