A federal criminal complaint has been filed against Trident Lakes owner and manager John Eckerd and an unnamed co-conspirator, alleging the pair accepted money they believed to be proceeds from the Colombian drug trade but was actually money from undercover FBI agents
Located along a highway north of Dallas, Trident Lakes promised to be one of the most unique gated communities in the US. The development plans included a spa, a gun range, an extravangant, 18-hole golf course, and 532 fortified, subterranean condos built to withstand the catastrophic events from viral epidemic to nuclear war.
After the election of President Donald Trump in 2016, Americans took up new interest in doomsday preparations, as the possibility of a new Cold War set in. One company that manufactures and installs bunkers said it saw business climb over 500% in 2017.