An undercover investigation

"Una investigación encubierta"
Spanish B2 writing exercise

In the shadows of the drug underworld, an undercover investigation reveals the truth.

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Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "to infiltrate (espionage)", "to threaten", "trust (confidence)", "criminal (person who does [sth] illegal)", "the bowels of (innermost part)", "incriminating", "covert (undercover, secret)" and "to arrest".

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When I lived in Colombia, I infiltrated a drug network that threatened the peace of the region. Under a false identity and an invented story, I began to earn the trust of the criminals. For months, I lived a double life and navigated the dangerous alleys of the underground. So, I entered the bowels of drug trafficking, observing their operations and collecting incriminating evidence. Every step I took was a big risk, but I was ready to do everything to dismantle this criminal organization. Finally, my covert actions paid off and the authorities arrested all the traffickers.

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