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Police 'Pay Protester Informers'

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posted on Apr, 24 2009 @ 11:18 PM
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Police 'Pay Protester Informers'


news.bbc.co.uk

Police are using hundreds of paid informants inside protest groups to "feed them intelligence", according to evidence handed to the Guardian.

The paper says it has obtained tapes of discussions between men claiming to be undercover officers from Strathclyde Police and a Plane Stupid activist.

The recordings appear to show money being offered for information.

The taped evidence appears to show her being offered money to reveal information about the organisation's members and tactics.
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[edit on 24-4-2009 by DancedWithWolves]




posted on Apr, 24 2009 @ 11:18 PM
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The purpose of this contact has been to ensure that any future protest activity is carried out within the law and in a manner which respects the rights of all concerned."

But Miss Gifford said police were trying to disrupt the legitimate activity of environmental groups.


Be careful...you never know who you are standing next to on the protest line.

The word entrapment comes to mind. I wonder how widespread this practice is? I guess it is naive to think it isn't happening everyday.



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