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La. Lawmaker Says Targeted by FBI

By CAIN BURDEAU A Louisiana legislator said Wednesday he is being investigated by the FBI and claimed it may be because he wouldn’t give agents information about possible wrongdoing by Rep. William Jefferson and New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin. State ...

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Get your FBI file — and your NSA and CIA files too, while you’re at it

Do you have an FBI file? You might! Many people do. So let’s talk about your past. Did you … … ever participate in a civil rights march? How about a Vietnam war protest? … ever sign an edgy political ...

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FBI Official Charged With Abduction, Assault

Man Accused of Terrorizing Woman; Defense Says Allegations ‘Out of Character’ By Daniela Deane For nearly six hours, a senior FBI official terrorized his Arlington County girlfriend, at times holding her at knifepoint in her closet, dragging her around the ...

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Data mining; FBI cast wide net for info

AP FBI demands to telecommunications companies went beyond requesting phone records of customers under suspicion to include analyses of their broader patterns of communication with others as well, newly obtained documents show. The Federal Bureau of Investigation used national security ...

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FBI’s data gathering went far beyond target suspect

Records were analyzed of people in wide network, documents show By ERIC LICHTBLAU The FBI cast a much wider net in its terrorism investigations than it has previously acknowledged by relying on telecommunications companies to analyze phone-call and e-mail patterns ...

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Vital Lockerbie evidence ‘was tampered with’

The Observer Fragments of bomb timer that helped to convict a Libyan ex-agent were ‘practically carbonised’ before the trial, says bankrupt Swiss businessman The key piece of material evidence used by prosecutors to implicate Libya in the Lockerbie bombing has ...

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FOIA Documents Detail FBI Surveillance Network

By Ryan Singel The FBI has quietly built a sophisticated, point-and-click surveillance system that performs instant wiretaps on almost any communications device, according to nearly a thousand pages of restricted documents newly released under the Freedom of Information Act. The ...

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Lockerbie case: new accusations of manipulation of key forensic evidence

I.P.O. Information Service flamesong On 4 August 2007 Dr. Hans Koechler received from Mr. Edwin Bollier, head of the Swiss-based company MEBO AG, a copy of the German original of an Affidavit, dated 18 July 2007 and signed by Mr. ...

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Documents Shed Light on FBI Electronic Surveillance Technology

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has obtained documents through the Freedom of Information Act that reveal the inner workings of the FBI‘s Digital Collection System Network (DCSNet), a software suite that allows the Bureau to conduct surveillance on a wide ...

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Miami Five’s defense exposes errors and jury intimidation during trial

Granma International flamesong 21st August 2007 On August 20, the 11th Circuit Appeals Court in Atlanta heard convincing allegations by the legal team defending the five Cuban anti-terrorist fighters imprisoned in the United States. The defense lawyers submitted that the ...

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