Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Administrator Anne Milgram speaks at a press conference at the DEA Headquarters December 16, 2021, in Arlington, Virginia. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP) (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images)

DEA: Criminal drug networks are flooding U.S. with deadly fentanyl

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) says Mexican drug cartels are to thank for America’s surge in fake prescription pills laced with fentanyl. During a press conference on Thursday, the DEA added the nation’s alarming number of overdose-related deaths have been caused by cartels flooding across the border to make a profit.