Santini is the penname
of a career special agent with Homeland Security Investigations. He previously
served as a border patrol agent in San Diego, California. For his work as lead
case agent on Operation Devil Horns, Michael received a distinguished service
medal from the U.S. Attorney General. He has a master’s degree in criminal
justice from John Jay College in New York.
In a bid to take down MS-13’s criminal network in the
Mission District of San Francisco, Michael Santini, a special agent with
Homeland Security Investigations, recruits a pair of hardened gang members and
convinces them to risk their lives as criminal informants.
Through a combination of clever ruses and dogged
determination, Santini tracks down the gang’s international network from the
Bay Area streets and alleys, all the way to the prison cells in corrupt Central
It's a thrilling story about a dedicated team of special agents and
federal prosecutors -- in partnership with a few local cops -- who overcome
major political and legal challenges to take down more than thirty violent
criminal targets in a masssive sweep.
Operation Devil Horns offers a rare glimpse into the criminal subculture
of MS-13, an international gang that terrorizes communities across America. The
story illustrates how savvy police work and interagency cooperation can cut
through politics to positively impact life-or-death crime fighting on the
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