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Leahy expresses concern over FBI's fake AP story

WCAX - 12:18 pm Fri Oct 31st, 2014

Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy has sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder expressing concerns that the FBI faked an Associated Press story to catch a bomb threat suspect in 2007.

The Vermont Democrat wrote Thursday that when law enforcement poses as a news organization, it undermines the credibility of an independent press.

The FBI confirmed this week that its Seattle office sent the fake story link to a social media account.

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