The FBI and Its 15,000 Informants

A report coming out of National Public Radio reveals that the massive increase in FBI surveillance and terrorism investigations has led to a major increase in informants working for the bureau. Since 9/11 this has meant a threefold increase in informants, to 15,000.

Read more about the informant inflation at NPR.

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