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Reward Doubled for Eco-Terrorists - I
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Mr. Schiff: Violent acts that include force and promote political or social issues is filed under Domestic Terrorism...
 
Mr. Nielsen: "You got arson; vandalism; property damage.”

Mr. Schiff: That’s Dan Nielsen.  He’s Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Portland, Oregon, office...
 
Mr. Ward: "These people are targeting researchers that utilize animals for research.  They find out where they’re at; they vandalize their homes; they vandalize their work places; and they terrorize and harass their families as well.”

Mr. Schiff: The investigation is called Operation Backfire.  FBI Deputy Assistant Director Mike Ward says that we all have the right of free speech and to protest issues...
 
Mr. Ward:  "When people decide to act out and their free speech all of a sudden crosses a line in that it goes from free speech into some sort of act, criminal act.”

Mr. Schiff: Rewards for Eco-terrorist fugitives have doubled to $50,000.  More on the Internet  at fbi.gov.  I’m Neal Schiff of the Bureau and that’s what’s happening at the “FBI, This Week.”

 

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