FBI Occupy Wall Street Memos Skip Infiltration Of Occupy Cleveland

WASHINGTON — Connor Stevens was sentenced to eight years in prison in mid-November for taking part in a plot to blow up an Ohio bridge. The 20-year-old’s sentence was the culmiation of work by an FBI informant, who pushed the bridge idea, and furnished Stevens and his associates with jobs, drugs, and ultimately explosives. The informant’s operation began at Occupy Cleveland, where he met the would-be bombers.The Partnership for Civil Justice Fund filed a Freedom of Information Act request with the FBI for all documents related to the agency’s work monitoring Occupy Wall Street. It was a request likely to have produced materials related to the Cleveland sting. Just before the New Year, the FBI released internal documents showing a coast-to-coast surveillance of the Occupy Wall Street movement. In the memos, federal agents review possible protests against banks in the South, ports in the West, and activities on Wall Street. The documents make only a glancing mention of Occupy Cleveland.Read More…
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FBI Occupy Wall Street Memos Skip Infiltration Of Occupy Cleveland


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