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Justice Department IG Finds Widespread Problems With FBI's FISA Applications

1 month ago   |   By NPR

Investigators haven't been submitting sufficient evidence along with their applications to conduct surveillance in counterterrorism and counterintelligence investigations, a report shows.
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Justice Department audit finds widespread flaws in FBI surveillance

Justice Department audit finds widespread flaws in FBI surveillance

1 month ago   |   By Politico

A Justice Department audit of the FBI's use of secret surveillance warrants has found widespread problems with the law enforcement agency's process for ensuring that all claims it makes to judges to get the warrants are backed up by facts.
The finding of broader failings in the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act program came in a review launched by Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz after an earlier inquiry found numerous errors in applications for surveillance for former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page.
In a bid to assess whether the faults in the...
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