In documents unsealed Thursday, federal prosecutors said telecommunications CEO Marty Tibbitts was allegedly funding an international drug ring.
Clementine Live Answering Service CEO Marty Tibbitts was an ambitious man. And according to a federal indictment unsealed Wednesday, that ambition spread across 15 countries — and included plans for an innovative drug-running submarine.
According to the report, 43-year-old Ylli Didani was the kingpin of a massive global cocaine ring, but his indictment revealed a far stranger tale. According to federal prosecutors, Didani’s financier, codenamed “Dale Johnson,” was the CEO of a Harper Woods, Michigan telecommunications company.
The drug ring had tendrils reaching through the U.S., Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Canada, Chile, Albania, Turkey, Brazil, Germany, Dominican Republic, United Arab Emirates, Belgium, Spain, and the Netherlands. Tibbitts was its alleged wallet. Investors said records showed he “had in-depth knowledge of the workings of the organization.”
Alongside bankrolling the six-year operation, documents say Tibbitts invested