Government Claims Right To Create Fake Social Media Accounts From Stolen Identities

By: Wednesday October 8, 2014 5:46 am

Is the government sending you a friend request? The DEA has claimed in court documents that it has the right to use information obtained from someone arrested to create a fake social media account in order to further a drug investigation. Sondra Arquiett was arrested in July 2010 and charged with possession with intent to [...]

DEA Partnered With Guzman’s Mexican Drug Cartel For Over A Decade

By: Thursday March 13, 2014 8:32 am

Another dark alliance? According to an investigation by El Universal between 2002 and 2012 the DEA had an arrangement with Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel that allowed the organization to smuggle billions of dollars of drugs while Sinaloa provided information on rival cartels. The Sinaloa Cartel was led at that time by recently arrested Joaquin “El [...]

NSA Gave 2-3 ‘Daily Tips’ To The FBI For 3 Years

By: Tuesday January 21, 2014 8:30 am

So about that whole not spying on Americans thing, it seems the NSA has been having quite an exchange with domestic law enforcement. According to recently declassified FISA documents the NSA has been tipping off the FBI at least two to three times per day going back at least to 2006. The legal rationale for [...]

Documents Reveal Depths Of DEA Prostitution Scandal In Colombia

By: Wednesday January 1, 2014 8:35 am

While prostitution scandals in Colombia are associated with the Secret Service the DEA was also getting in on the action. Documents received by Foreign Policy from the Department of Justice under the Freedom of Information Act reveal that multiple DEA agents were investigated for widespread and continual use of prostitutes while stationed in Colombia as [...]

Drug Agents Work With AT&T To Spy On All Americans

By: Monday September 2, 2013 10:39 am

Move over NSA, you have some competition for flagrantly violating the Constitution. Remember that extremely dubious program called imprison racial minorities and fund illegal wars around the globe the War on Drugs? Apparently while the War on Terror has justified letting Afghanistan become the largest producer of opium in the world, the powers-that-be still want [...]

Congress Wants Holder To Explain Intelligence Sharing Between NSA And DEA

By: Tuesday August 27, 2013 7:58 am

As the ACLU claims the NSA’s phone collection program is illegal in court papers filed Monday, members of Congress are putting pressure on Attorney General Eric Holder to answer questions regarding news reports that the DEA has access to NSA intelligence and is sharing that information with numerous agencies and personnel in the government. Even [...]

IRS Manual Contained DEA’s Use Of Secret Intel Evidence

By: Thursday August 8, 2013 6:34 am

Yes, they broke the law. The program by the DEA to transmit illegal intelligence then help federal agents cover it up by “altering the investigative trail” was detailed in an IRS manual. The program itself is under review for the Department of Justice, now we know IRS agents were being instructed for at least two [...]

Iran/Mexican Drug Cartel Terror Plot Disrupted

By: Tuesday October 11, 2011 12:18 pm

As Marcy Wheeler says, this plot has it all – Mexican drug cartels, Iran, assassinations, attacks on the Saudi AND Israeli embassies. You name it, it’s in there. FBI and DEA agents have disrupted a plot to commit a “significant terrorist act in the United States” tied to Iran, federal officials told ABC News today. [...]

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