Forgotten FBI Anti-Terrorism Entrapment Debacles

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Feature Article by Jim Bovard
The owner of the limousine company that killed 20 people in New York last weekend was an FBI informant who helped carry out two big entrapment operations against Muslims after 9/11. Prior to being recruited by the FBI, he was caught helping people cheat on DMV tests.  Before that, he was arrested for murder in Pakistan but escaped after someone bribed police.  FBI officially permits its informants to commit 5000+ crimes a year. But running an illegal limousine service that kills 20 people was probably not pre-approved. Actually, the FBI provided luxury cars to help get this business started in 2008.

Here's a piece I did 14 years ago on FBI and Justice Department entrapment and other debacles in the first years of the War on Terror.

American Conservative, October 11, 2004

Undue Process

By James Bovard • October 11, 2004

The train wrecks of the Justice Department's domestic War on Terror continue to pile up. Despite the perennial victory claims by At
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