For Anarchist, Details of Life as F.B.I. Target (nytimes.com)
A heavily redacted, 440 page disclosure by the FBI in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, confirmed Scott Crow’s suspicions that he had been the target of an FBI investigation for at least three years. During that time, the FBI conducted round-the-clock surveillance of Crow, a peaceful activist and anarchist, as well as subpoenaed his bank and mortgage companies, visited the store where he bought a gun, pressured the IRS to audit his tax returns, and infiltrated political meetings with undercover officers.
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