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Insane Clown Posse, a Detroit-based rap act that mixes circus-infused rhythms with rhymes of lore and gore, has sued the FBI for ignoring a Freedom of Information Act request for evidence supporting the agency’s grouping of ICP fans as gang members.
A press release posted by the group on their official website this week acknowledges that an attorney for ICP filed a lawsuit against the FBI on Tuesday, September 25.
Lawyers for the group submitted a FOIA request in August to see copies of any and all documents that back up the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s inclusion of ICP fans — self-described “Juggalos” — on the FBI’s 2011 National Gang Threat Assessment’s report (.pdf). For failing to respond within the federally required timeframe, lawyers for ICP and their label, Psychopathic Records, intend on taking them to court.
The press release posted on InsaneClownPossee.com says that plaintiffs “filed suit against the FBI in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, alleging the FBI’s violation of the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) for its failure to produce any documentary evidence in support of the FBI’s classification of the groups’ fan base, the Juggalos, as a gang” in last year’s report.
Originally posted by VaterOrlaag
reply to post by Swills
This was already posted not too long back.
On the other hand, who cares?
They should be happy that they're now considered a "gang". It increases their notoriety.
Originally posted by severdsoul
come on how can you not like it
They are a bunch of thugs. In Reno they terrorized the downtown area near the riverwalk for years until the police finally kicked them out.
Originally posted by tsurfer2000h
reply to post by projectvxn
In fact Juggalos are a family and not a gang no matter what the FBI want people to believe.