Burger, Timothy J.; Bennett, Brian
January 2006
Time;1/23/2006, Vol. 167 Issue 4, p15
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.


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