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ATF Agent Sends Shockwaves Across Internet With Explosive Allegations About ‘Fast and Furious’ and Brian Terry’s Death

Posted by on Dec. 29, 2013 at 7:17 AM
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John Dodson, the federal agent who blew the lid off the Justice Department’s “Fast and Furious” gun-walking scandal, claims the FBI had ties to the men who killed U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry in 2010 near Nogales, Ariz. In fact, Dodson says the Mexican bandits who gunned down Terry were working for FBI operatives and had been sent to the border to do a “drug rip-off” using intelligence gathered by the DEA.

Dodson, a special agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, said he doesn’t think the FBI was part of the rip-off crew, but the agency was “directing the rip crew.” The explosive claims were made in an interview with The Arizona Republic this week and are already creating some waves across the Internet.

The allegations are also found in Dodson’s recently released book, “The Unarmed Truth,” which chronicles his role as a whistleblower during Operation Fast and Furious. The Obama administration unsuccessfully tried to block the publication of his book.

AZCentral.com has more background on Fast and Furious:

Terry belonged to an elite Border Patrol tactical team sent to a remote area known as Peck Canyon, roughly a dozen miles northwest of Nogales, where violence had escalated because criminal gangs were stealing narcotics from drug runners known as mules. He was slain in a shootout with several bandits. Two assault-type rifles found at the scene were subsequently traced to Fast and Furious.

The operation, based in Phoenix, was launched in 2009 to identify and prosecute drug lords, but instead allowed guns to be “walked” into the hands of Mexican criminals. ATF agents encouraged licensed firearms dealers in Arizona to sell more than 2,000 weapons to known “straw buyers” who were working for cartels. Instead of arresting suspects immediately, surveillance agents took notes and let them disappear with the guns.

After the Terry slaying and an attempted cover-up within the Justice Department, Dodson provided evidence and testimony to Congress. His revelations, later verified by an Office of the Inspector General’s report, ignited a national scandal over Fast and Furious that resulted in a congressional contempt citation against Attorney General Eric Holder and the replacement of top ATF and Justice Department officials.

In his book, Dodson uses cautious language to characterize his account of circumstances surrounding Terry’s death, saying the information is based on firsthand knowledge, personal opinion and press reports. He asserts that the DEA had information about, and may have orchestrated, a large drug shipment through Peck Canyon that December night. He alleges that DEA agents shared that intelligence with FBI counterparts, who advised criminal informants from another cartel that the load would be “theirs for the taking.”

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LoveMyBoyK
by Ruby Member on Dec. 29, 2013 at 7:31 AM
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Nope. Can't be. See, we were promised a more tansparent government so surely they would neeeevvvveeeer do such a thing and cover it up!!!!
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Carpy
by Ruby Member on Dec. 29, 2013 at 11:02 AM
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Holder should be in prison for this. But this Adm gets away with everything by claiming ignorance. The level of ignorance alone should be impeachable.
yourspecialkid
by Platinum Member on Dec. 29, 2013 at 12:43 PM
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 Wow.  It's okay though...Obama knew nothing about it until he saw it on tv.

 

motha2daDuchess
by Bruja on Dec. 29, 2013 at 12:50 PM
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candlegal
by Judy on Dec. 29, 2013 at 1:14 PM
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Yes he should.  Nothing but ignorance and lies from this administration.   Clinton was impeached for less.

Quoting Carpy: Holder should be in prison for this. But this Adm gets away with everything by claiming ignorance. The level of ignorance alone should be impeachable.


lga1965
by on Dec. 30, 2013 at 1:47 AM

 This IS the FBI they are talking about. FBI.

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