Malice at Malheur: FBI informants authorized to coax protesters, engage in criminal conduct

While federal prosecutors made more deliberate attempts to draw connections for jurors between the evidence and the conspiracy charge, much of the day was spent talking about the government’s use of confidential informants, who were at the refuge during the 41-day long occupation. FBI Special Agent Ronnie Walker, the agent assigned to assist prosecutors with their case, testified the government […]

Read more