New York Police Department Informant Says He Was Paid to ‘Bait’ Muslims
ANGLO AMERICA, 29 October 2012
by Dashiell Bennett, The Atlantic Wire – TRANSCEND Media Service
A teenage spy for the New York Police Department says he was under orders to “create and capture” terrorist suspects by befriending fellow Muslims and “baiting” them with talk about jihad. Shamiur Rahman tells Adam Goldman and Matt Apuzzo of the Associated Press that he earned as much as $1,000 a month by surveilling mosques and Islamic study groups, taking pictures and collecting names of innocent people. The 19-year-old was born in Queens to Bengali parents and said he was recruited from jail after a series of minor drug arrests.
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