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Crimes by ATF and DEA informants not tracked by feds
USA TODAY | October 7. 2012 | Brad Heath and Kevin Johnson

Posted on 10/09/2012 11:18:53 AM PDT by neverdem

Here's the link.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: atf; banglist; dea; fastandfurious; gunrunner; gunwalker; informantcrimes; murdergate
Thank you, USA TODAY!
1 posted on 10/09/2012 11:18:57 AM PDT by neverdem
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To: marktwain

Ping!


2 posted on 10/09/2012 12:50:56 PM PDT by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: MestaMachine

Gunwalker / Murdergate ping.


3 posted on 10/09/2012 1:14:31 PM PDT by marktwain
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To: neverdem

17yrs ago, I was deputized to work undercover with 15 DEA/ATF/US Customs/FBI/IRS Agents in the State Narcotics Task Force. I infiltrated gangs and networks, met with gov’t informants, set-up the shipments/deals/buys and they did the busts and prosecutions. I testified in 26 of the 29 successfully-prosecuted cases. They did let some get away with ‘minor’ stuff, but I witnessed/heard-of nothing ‘major’. They kept a pretty tight rein on all of them. My safety was also at stake, so I took no chances. The Agents/DAs I worked with were real pros, and kept a very careful watch on me, too.


4 posted on 10/09/2012 1:16:17 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Libs, dems, unions, leftist scum & murderous muzzies - are like bacteria: attack, attack, attack!)
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To: marktwain; Joe Brower; Travis McGee; LucyT; vette6387; MetaThought; 60Gunner; XHogPilot; ...

So the top drug and gun enforcement agencies don’t track how often they give their informants permission to break the law on the government’s behalf?
Why no.


5 posted on 10/09/2012 1:27:09 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills and none dare call it treason)
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To: neverdem
From the Article: "The way we use confidential informants is a huge aspect of the daily operation and also the legitimacy of the criminal justice system,"

IOW, they've made selective enforcement of laws such a mainstay of the judicial-system that looking at it too closely will cause the whole house to fall.

6 posted on 10/09/2012 1:51:31 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: neverdem
I look forward to the day that many of Bamster’s Boys, like AG Eric Holder, are sporting those flashy orange jumpsuits. [I can dream, can't I?]
7 posted on 10/09/2012 1:58:02 PM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: MestaMachine; hoosiermama; SE Mom; LucyT; STARWISE; penelopesire; MinuteGal; onyx

Did you see this?!!

[Sorry if a repost, news is breaking fast and furious. ;)]

http://houston.cbslocal.com/2012/10/09/mexican-navy-top-zetas-drug-cartel-leader-apparently-killed-in-firefight/

Mexican Officials: Body Of Top Zetas Leader Stolen In Raid On Funeral Home


8 posted on 10/09/2012 2:20:32 PM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

Report on FOX off and on all day....


9 posted on 10/09/2012 4:05:54 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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