FBI Admits They Haven’t Stopped ANY Terrorism With Patriot Act Spying Power


The FBI just came out and admitted that they haven’t solved a single terrorism case using the spying powers granted by the Patriot Act.

The Justice Department’s inspector general acknowledged this in a report that was released last Thursday. Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz explained that in the years spanning from 2004 to 2009, the FBI increased their spying under Section 215 of the Patriot Act by three times.

This included forcing businesses to turn over records and documents, and spying on Americans with no clear ties to any official terrorist organizations or terrorism investigations.

But in spite of all that added spying, they couldn’t point to one single case that was solved, or one single terrorist act that was thwarted through the use of these Patriot Act provisions. Anything that they solved or prevented was done using traditional techniques and tactics for solving crime, without relying on Patriot Act dirty tricks.

“The agents we interviewed did not identify any major case developments that resulted from use of the records obtained in response to Section 215 orders,” the inspector general said.

He nevertheless said that he wants Section 215 to remain, and that he views the information they gather through it as “valuable” even though it wasn’t actually solving any crimes. He added that the powers under Section 215 should be expanded, to provide even more information like that which they have been gathering – which admittedly has not solved any crimes, or prevented any terrorist attacks.

“While the expanded scope of these requests can be important uses of Section 215 authority, we believe these expanded uses require continued significant oversight,” Horowitz concluded.

FBI Admits They Haven’t Stopped ANY Terrorism With Patriot Act Spying Power.

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