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F.B.I. Agent Is Cleared in Fatal Shooting of Man Tied to Boston Suspects
The New York Times ^ | 21 March 2014 | MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT and MATT APUZZO

Posted on 03/21/2014 7:13:17 PM PDT by Theoria

The F.B.I. agent who fatally shot a Chechen man in Orlando during an interrogation in May about the Boston Marathon bombing suspects has been cleared of wrongdoing by a prosecutor in Florida and by an F.B.I. internal review, according to law enforcement officials.

Another review, by the Justice Department, which is almost complete, is expected to conclude that the agent followed proper guidelines on the use of force when he killed the Chechen, Ibragim Todashev, according to the officials. The officials spoke on the condition of anonymity because they did not want to jeopardize their access to classified information.

None of the reports have been publicly released. The Florida prosecutor, Jeffrey L. Ashton, has said his findings will be released on Tuesday. In a written statement, he denied that he had made a final decision.

“The release of purported information is inaccurate and unfair to Mr. Todashev’s surviving family and the police officers involved in the incident and their families,” Mr. Ashton said. “It also contravenes and frustrates all of the efforts to date by employees of the F.B.I., D.O.J. and this office for the orderly and safe release of information,” he added, referring to the Department of Justice.

Civil rights and civil liberties groups criticized the F.B.I.’s findings, saying that it was not surprising that the F.B.I. had once again determined that one of its agents had not violated its policy on the use of force.

(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; US: Florida; US: Massachusetts; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: boston; bostonbombing; bostonmarathon; chechen; fbi; massachusetts; todashev; waronterror

1 posted on 03/21/2014 7:13:17 PM PDT by Theoria
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To: Theoria

Who has the Boston Ping?


2 posted on 03/21/2014 7:15:14 PM PDT by easternsky
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bump!


3 posted on 03/21/2014 7:19:13 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Theoria

I don’t doubt that these muzzie f**ks deserve to die, but after due process. What kind of nazi shoots a man during an interrogation? And what kind of fascist government must it be that lets the filthy little feeb nazi skate?


4 posted on 03/21/2014 7:20:01 PM PDT by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: Theoria

5 posted on 03/21/2014 7:20:54 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The man who damns money has obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it has earned it.")
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To: Theoria
Florida state attorney denies reports FBI agent in Todashev shooting cleared

'Supporters of Todashev, a mixed martial arts fighter who was struck by six bullets in the torso and another in the back of the head, expressed their “concern” on Friday but said they wanted to study the reports in detail before reacting further.'

6 posted on 03/21/2014 7:26:28 PM PDT by Theoria (End Socialism : No more GOP and Dem candidates)
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To: Sirius Lee

Obamatollah sends FBI to determine what each mozzie knows and how likely the mozzie is to tell anybody.

At that point Holder/FBI make an assessment. In this case, Holder/ FBI decided that this moslem knew too much about the Tsarnaev brothers’ background, so Whoops after midnight inside the Orlando apartment they shoot him 6 or 7 times including once in the back of the head to make 100% sure he cannot spill the beans on Hussein’s jihadi footsoldiers and purposeful domestic sleeper cells.

He grabbed a knife and lunged at us.... wait no he didn’t... he attacked with his fists.... wait no he didn’t... agents ‘felt threatened’ blah blah blah.

What about the 2 FBI agents a couple weeks after the Boston Marathon bombing? During a training exercise at sea they roped out of a helicopter only to discover the rope wasn’t really attached to the helicopter too well. Both died. Whoops.

Coincidence! Yeah, that’s the ticket.


7 posted on 03/21/2014 7:42:13 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: Sirius Lee

IF Todashev went after the agent, he asked to be shot IMO. However, we don’t really know what happened. I also imagine that if this happened under a Repubican presidency, the ACLU, et al, would be baying for blood.


8 posted on 03/21/2014 7:43:57 PM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: Theoria

The FBI feared that this martial-arts buddy might have known OlderBro Todashev was a US asset at one time, which would have made it seem like the FBI shared at least some culpability for the Boston Bombing.

When instead, like Icarus flying too closely to the Sun, he had been flipped by those he had started out seeking to infiltrate and had gone rogue.

So with this guy there was only one way for the ChurchBurners to be sure he stayed quiet.


9 posted on 03/21/2014 7:47:17 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: LyinLibs

agree completely!

Even by the slipshod standards that Fibbers maintain these days, THIS ONE simply SCREAMS out to be disbelieved.

I’m not believing their STUPID STORY in 10,000 years, and know what?

I hate freakin’ muzzies.


10 posted on 03/21/2014 7:49:18 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: gaijin

Remember when America was the “good guys”?


11 posted on 03/21/2014 7:54:39 PM PDT by Forgotten Amendments (On the wrong side of history.)
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To: Theoria
since when are guns allowed in interrogation rooms??? feh...
12 posted on 03/21/2014 7:55:15 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Sirius Lee
I don’t doubt that these muzzie f**ks deserve to die, but after due process. What kind of nazi shoots a man during an interrogation? And what kind of fascist government must it be that lets the filthy little feeb nazi skate?

I agree. After due process, hang the dirt bag, but this chump does not get to be the executioner. Too many people are being killed by these clowns.

13 posted on 03/21/2014 7:55:24 PM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: Theoria

What about Abdulrahman Ali Al Harbi?


14 posted on 03/21/2014 8:00:02 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Forgotten Amendments

Right. And remember when the FBI were the really good guys.

The FBI had to shut this guy up just like like back in the Whitey Bulger days.

Anybody who thinks the FBI in Boston didn’t know exactly where Whitey Bulger was all those years is very naive.


15 posted on 03/21/2014 8:00:39 PM PDT by ladyjane
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To: ladyjane
Anybody who thinks the FBI in Boston didn’t know exactly where Whitey Bulger was all those years is very naive.

Embarrassed to admit it, but I just realized it's very, very likely that you're RIGHT.

Wow....yes.

WHY would they want to find him? I'm sorry to say you're almost certainly right.

16 posted on 03/21/2014 8:08:33 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Theoria

This agent will be promoted and transferred to ATF to show them how to deal with gun owners...


17 posted on 03/21/2014 9:10:53 PM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED.)
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To: Theoria

Well of coure he was cleared.


18 posted on 03/22/2014 6:22:26 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Forgotten Amendments

“Remember when America was the “good guys”?”

Vaguely.


19 posted on 03/22/2014 6:25:05 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: easternsky
In the early 1960’s at a high school in Boston, I had a history professor who constantly railed against the Kennedys and the FBI. He was funny and made us laugh. The man was a seer in hindsight.
20 posted on 03/22/2014 11:09:45 AM PDT by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: Chode

The interrogation took place in Todashev’s HOUSE, not in a police station.


21 posted on 03/25/2014 3:43:55 PM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: Theoria

Instapundit.com has a story on this right now, featuring a letter from the State’s Attorney.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/

I suggest all of you read it.


22 posted on 03/25/2014 3:47:20 PM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: Amberdawn

Thanks.


23 posted on 03/25/2014 5:04:15 PM PDT by Theoria (End Socialism : No more GOP and Dem candidates)
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To: Amberdawn
thx...
24 posted on 03/25/2014 5:50:49 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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