FBI allowed informants to commit 5,600 crimesUSA Today
Aug. 05, 2013
'Problematic' Makeup Removing App 'MakeApp' Causes Mass Triggering
Here's The Best Al Franken Groping Memes
Why Is Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Allowing 'Verified' Users to 'Promote Hate' Against White People?
'He Was Just A Comedian': CNN's Gloria Borger Dismisses Al Franken Groping Scandal
Duterte Slams Trudeau: "I Only Answer To The Filipino. I Will Not Answer To Any Other Bulls**t"
WASHINGTON — The FBI gave its informants permission to break the law at least 5,658 times in a single year, according to newly disclosed documents that show just how often the nation's top law enforcement agency enlists criminals to help it battle crime.
The U.S. Justice Department ordered the FBI to begin tracking crimes by its informants more than a decade ago, after the agency admitted that its agents had allowed Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger to operate a brutal crime ring in exchange for information about the Mafia. The FBI submits that tally to top Justice Department officials each year, but has never before made it public.