Tension grows between Calif. Muslims, FBI after informant infiltrates mosque
A great catch by Stanley Sea from an Ebert tweet, and a natural follow on to my previous Page. This is absolutely terrible, our FBI will have to do a lot better than desperate felons to find crime or terrorism. This is how the innocent get sent to jail or get their lives ruined. We can all recall incidents where the FBI had the wrong man. Some have lives or careers ruined.
“This is Farouk al-Aziz, code name Oracle,” he said into the keys as he sat in his parked car in this quiet community south of Los Angeles. “It’s November 13th, 4:30 a.m. And we’re hot.”
The undercover FBI informant - a convicted forger named Craig Monteilh - then drove off for 5 a.m. prayers at the Islamic Center of Irvine, where he says he spied on dozens of worshipers in a quest for potential terrorists.