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FBI Seeks Moles to Infiltrate the Minneapolis RNC: Report


The FBI will once again infiltrate groups planning to protest the Republican National Convention, City Pages reported this week. Only this time, it’s Minneapolis instead of New York, and their ingenious plan includes paying college kids to be the moles:

“What they were looking for, [Paul] Carroll says, was an informant—someone to show up at “vegan potlucks” throughout the Twin Cities and rub shoulders with RNC protestors, schmoozing his way into their inner circles, then reporting back to the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force…”

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on May 22, 2008

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