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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘ATF’

ATF: Man Can’t Publish Book About Our Screw-Ups

In 2012, former-ATF-agent-turned-whistleblower John Dodson revealed that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms was supplying guns to the Mexican drug cartels via a “gunwalking” sting called Operation: Fast and Furious. Now, Fox News has reported that John Dodson’s book is being blocked by the ATF under the justification that it will have bad effects on agent morale. Agent Dodson …

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Justice Dept: ATF Lost 420 Million Cigarettes in Botched Stings

An audit newly released by the U.S. Department of Justice has made public a series of mistakes from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, including 2.1 million missing cigarette cartons (or 420 million cigarettes) which disappeared during a series of stings, and almost $5 million was paid to an informant… for no documented reason. The Washington Post quoted …

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ATF To Switch From BlackBerry To iPhone

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives has become the most recent organization to abandon Research In Motion’s BlackBerry platform in favor of Apple’s iPhone. According to a recent interview, the agency is planning to “delete the BlackBerry from the mix” of devices they officially support. According to the interview, which was published in Politico, the replacement of the …

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