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69+ Examples of the Violent Legacy of Fast and Furious

(Image above: 42 weapons recovered by Mexican military in Naco, Sonora, Mexico, 20 Nov 2009. Operation Fast and Furious suspect Uriel Patino bought 19 of the weapons one to two weeks earlier. From: Justice Dept. Inspector General) Updated May 26, 2016 with info from newly-revealed government documents Since 2011, the Justice Department has refused repeated requests from […]

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Fast & Furious Crime Scene Photos Ordered Released

(Above photo: A Fast and Furious weapons used in a 2013 Gang Style Assault in Phoenix. The Phoenix Police Dept. and U.S. Government had withheld the photo from Congress and the public until it was recently released as a result of a Freedom of Information lawsuit.) A Freedom of Information (FOI) lawsuit against a police agency […]

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IG Issues Long-Awaited Grenade-Walker Report

(Above image: Evidence photos turned over to Congress show a stash of grenade parts, fuse assemblies and more than 2,000 rounds of ammunition in “Grenade Walker” case.) A long-awaited Inspector General report faults U.S. law enforcement officials for allowing a dangerous drug cartel grenade trafficker to operate unfettered, endangering the public’s lives, much as the Bureau […]

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Here’s Info Justice Dept. Won’t Give Congress in Fast & Furious

For more than two years, the Justice Department has ignored Congressional requests to disclose where all of the Fast and Furious weapons are turning up. Now, documents withheld from Congress, but provided to me by a source, give a predictably disturbing picture of the violent landscape in which the weapons are being used. Uriel Patino […]

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Judicial Watch Sues Phoenix P.D. in Fast and Furious

The conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch is suing the Phoenix Police Department for records on a July 29, 2013 gang-style assault to see if weapons used were sold in the Justice Department’s ill-fated Fast and Furious case. In Fast and Furious, federal agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) allowed thousands of […]

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Brian Terry Murder Suspect Extradited From Mexico

Just a coincidence that on the day it’s announced that a federal court has ordered the Justice Department to initiate the process of turning over withheld Fast and Furious documents, the Justice Department announces another defendant in Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry’s murder has been extradited to face charges. According to a Justice Department news release, Ivan […]

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Brian Terry Murder Suspect Extradited

FBI agents flew to Mexico City last night to take custody of one of the fugitive defendants in Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry’s murder: Lionel Portillo-Meza, also known as “Jesus Leonel Sanchez-Meza.” Sanchez-Mesa was arrested in Mexico on Sept. 6, 2012 and has been awaiting extradition ever since. Last night, he was flown from Mexico […]

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