Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Fast and Furious Guns - Part 2 -#3280 - VIDEO: Senator Chuck Grassley - How Taxpayers Paid to Arm Mexican Drug Cartels - Interview with Greta Van Susteren - Fox News (2) FBI Informant Smuggled Fast and Furious Guns Across Border - Hot Air






Senator Chuck Grassley: How Taxpayers Paid to Arm Mexican Drug Cartels - Interview with Greta Van Susteren - Fox News. AW: Very shocking video, please watch, Part 2 of this growing scandal.


FBI Informant Smuggled Fast and Furious Guns Across Border - Hot Air - The more Congress looks into the ATF’s Operation Fast and Furious, the more embarrassing it gets. The ATF launched OF&F to track how guns got across the border to Mexico. As it turns out, all they needed to do was ask the FBI and the DEA:  An FBI/DEA confidential informant helped smuggle firearms from the ATF’s Fast and Furious gun-trafficking surveillance operation to drug cartels in Mexico, according to evidence compiled by congressional investigators.  The investigators said the informant obtained the weapons from Manuel Celis-Acosta, considered by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to be the “biggest fish” of 20 individuals indicted in Fast and Furious. At the same time the informant was receiving large amounts of “official law enforcement funds as payment” for his services, they said.  Congressional investigators believe the informant was working with U.S. law enforcement over a two-year period, beginning in early 2009, and often contacted DEA agents such as Jim Roberts, the resident agent-in-charge in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, to “pass on information to these agents about Mexican drug cartels.”  Read more......

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