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Hacker-Turned-Informant Is A Free Man After New York Sentencing

By Tina Susman, Los Angeles Times NEW YORK — A judge Tuesday granted freedom to a computer hacker who helped Anonymous and other groups attack credit card companies, governments from Algeria to Zimbabwe, and media outlets but who turned government informant after his arrest. Hector Xavier Monsegur, 30, who became known among online followers as “Sabu,” […]

May 27, 2014

Gerry Adams Held Over Notorious IRA Murder

Antrim (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Northern Ireland police on Thursday questioned Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams, a chief negotiator in the Irish peace process, over the notorious IRA murder of a woman suspected of being an informant in 1972. The 65-year-old republican leader was arrested on Wednesday night over the killing of mother-of-ten Jean McConville […]

May 1, 2014

Accusation Of FBI Intrusion Stalls 9/11 Hearing

By Carol Rosenberg, The Miami Herald GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba — A military judge abruptly recessed the first 9/11 trial hearing of the year Monday after defense lawyers accused the FBI in open court of trying to turn a defense team security officer into a secret informant. If true, the lawyers argued, attorney-client confidentiality may […]

April 15, 2014

Al Sharpton Says He Cooperated With FBI

By Emily Ngo, Newsday NEW YORK — The Reverend Al Sharpton said Tuesday that he cooperated with federal officials in wiretapping interactions with Mafia contacts in the 1980s and would do it all again if his life was threatened. He said he has made mistakes in his decades as an activist but has always made the […]

April 8, 2014