TITLE

THE FBI GETS TOUGH

AUTHOR(S)
Burger, Timothy J.; Bennett, Brian
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Time;1/23/2006, Vol. 167 Issue 4, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation efforts to investigate political corruption at all levels of government. Since 2002, the FBI has engineered a surge of more than 40% in public-corruption indictments, with 2,233 cases pending nationwide. Much of that increase stems from 9/11. The FBI turned most of its attention and manpower to counterterrorism and handed off most drug-related inquiries to the Drug Enforcement Administration. This freed up 200 additional agents to combat public corruption.
ACCESSION #
19419243

 

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