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The DEA’s Castoff

A former Colombian drug trafficker spent decades working undercover for the United States. Now, the government informant says he faces deportation, which could prove deadly.

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The Sting

Trevor Aaronson of FCIR reveals in The Intercept how confidential FBI documents provide a rare glimpse inside a counterterrorism sting operation.

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FCIR Executive Director on HuffPost Live Panel

Trevor Aaronson joined former FBI Special Agent Peter Ahearn and law professor Wadie Said in a discussion about the FBI’s use of informants in counterterrorism operations.

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Federal Judge Dismisses Injured Postal Worker’s Claim

A federal judge in New York threw out a lawsuit on Feb. 26 filed by an injured U.S. Postal Service worker from Orlando who became seriously ill after handling a package that was leaking a noxious chemical.

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ACLU Releases Florida StingRay Documents

The document reveals the scope of secret surveillance in Florida using secret StingRay technology.

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FBI Informant Cops to Sex, Fraud Charges

Robert Childs said he moved to the Florida Keys for fresh start.

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Whistleblowers Pushback Against New DOC Gag Order

The new leadership at the troubled Florida Department of Corrections (DOC) is working to ensure no one speaks out about problems at the state agency. However, whistleblowers in the state are looking to block this new policy.

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Florida Inmates Are Caught In Political Crosshairs

After the resignations of top state officials in two departments, aggressive reporting by the The Tampa Bay Times and The Miami Herald is raising some questions about who is watching the watchers.

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Tampa Bay Times: Longtime FDLE Chief Forced Out

An investigation by The Tampa Bay Times/ Miami Herald shows campaign politics might be at the center of an abrupt high-level resignation at one of the state’s agencies.

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Inmate Murder Trial Delayed After Miami Herald Report Raises Questions

The trial of a man who is accused of brutally murdering his cellmate in a Florida prison has been delayed after The Miami Herald recently raised some concerns over how officials handled the investigation of the death, which may have been a set up.

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