Tag Archives: FBI entrapment

ISIS in America: The Terror Trial That Shook Minnesota (Video)

An ISIS cell. An undercover FBI agent. A community torn apart.

Coleen Rowley | FBI Stings: Down the Slippery Slope

It cannot be known with any degree of certainty what percentage of FBI “stings” consist of targeted individuals who were induced or “entrapped” to agree to commit crimes and who would not have otherwise committed such crimes, but in my opinion it’s a large majority.

The FBI Plot to Entrap Somali Youth

To bring serious charges against the youth, the government had to show that the youth were “predisposed” to do something. The FBI set up a sting operation to ensnare them. To assist with it, they engaged [a] 20-year-old [informant].

Mary Beaudoin: Somali Youth Trial

Once again we are living in era where vulnerable people are picked off by government power to make everyone afraid…

The Intercept: Listen to an FBI “Honeypot” on the Job

In a motion filed April 15, Rayyan’s lawyers, Todd Shanker and Benton C. Martin, wrote: “The government clearly exploited Rayyan, and blatantly attempted to steer him toward terrorism as an acceptable form of suicide before God.”

Aran Gupta> Cleveland Anarchist Bomb Plot Aided and Abetted by the FBI

Cleveland Anarchist Bomb Plot Aided and Abetted by the FBI Rather than target real risks of domestic terror, like neo-Nazis, the FBI entrapment machine demonises anarchists and Muslims By Arun Gupta, Guardian UK  29 November 12  via RSN Brandon Baxter, one of five men arrested earlier this year for plotting to blow up a bridge […]

Arun Gupta> Has the FBI Launched a War of Entrapment Against the Occupy Movement?

Has the FBI Launched a War of Entrapment Against the Occupy Movement? Is the government unleashing the same methods of entrapment against OWS that it has used against left movements and Muslim-Americans? By Arun Gupta     May 24, 2012  |    AlterNet  Photo Credit: Shutterstock With the high-profile arrest of activists on terrorism charges in Cleveland on […]