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Sharpton turned mob rat to dodge drug sting: report
NY Post ^ | 4/9/14 | Kevin Fasick, Bruce Golding and Geoff Earle

Posted on 04/10/2014 6:53:14 AM PDT by jimbo123

The Rev. Al Sharpton may claim he wore a wire for the feds because he had been threatened by the mob — but a new report says he turned rat to save himself after a federal drug sting.

The FBI “flipped” the bombastic reverend after agents confronted him with a surveillance video showing him discussing cocaine with an ­undercover agent, The Smoking Gun Web site said Wednesday.

During that March 1983 conversation, Sharpton wore a cowboy-like hat that was garish by even the rabble-rousing preacher’s 1980s standards.

He later showed up at a Manhattan apartment for another meeting that June with the agent, who was posing as a “former South American druglord seeking to launder money through boxing promotions,” the report said

Instead, Sharpton was met by G-men who were not undercover — and who showed him the “drug” video, the Web site said, citing a source familiar with Sharpton’s secret FBI file.

“The panicked reverend agreed — on the spot — to cooperate with federal agents,” The Smoking Gun said.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events
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1 posted on 04/10/2014 6:53:14 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123
Rev Al a junkie? Well,that would surely explain the fact that he now looks like a survivor of the Bataan Death March.
2 posted on 04/10/2014 6:55:10 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Stalin Blamed The Kulaks,Obama Blames The Tea Party)
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To: jimbo123
The Family's are fighting as we speak to be the one who puts the scum out of OUR misery. . . . .
3 posted on 04/10/2014 6:59:53 AM PDT by DeaconRed (Deodorant and Common sense. The ones who need it most don't use it. . . . .)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Hey, let’s not compare those fine men to this rat.


4 posted on 04/10/2014 7:00:39 AM PDT by MNDude
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To: jimbo123

I Read this on “The Smoking Gun” a few days ago...
hope the mob eventually “gets” him!


5 posted on 04/10/2014 7:00:45 AM PDT by Minutemen ("It's a Religion of Peace")
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To: jimbo123

Snitches get stitches, per the culture he advocates for.


6 posted on 04/10/2014 7:01:18 AM PDT by LukeL
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To: jimbo123

The FBI be racist!!!


7 posted on 04/10/2014 7:02:00 AM PDT by 4yearlurker (Some people say that experts agree!!)
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To: jimbo123

mslsd needs to give him two hours of prime time now.


8 posted on 04/10/2014 7:02:38 AM PDT by Post5203 (For the first time in my life, I despise this country.)
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To: jimbo123
All investigative ‘reporters’ TOGETHER working for NBC and MNNBC would not be able to recognize a criminal if the person was standing next to them at the company Christmas party...

Clueless ... totally clueless people.

Might be why NBC and MSNBC shill for democrats... their 'reporters and editors' are susceptible to flattery, idiocy and simple con jobs.... Which also explains 'Meet the Press"...

9 posted on 04/10/2014 7:04:41 AM PDT by GOPJ (When fascism comes it will come..with promises of a better world.The jackboots come later..-Shapiro)
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To: jimbo123

I kind of figured they might have had the goods on him.


10 posted on 04/10/2014 7:04:52 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: jimbo123

So “Reverend” Al is a junkie AND a snitch! I bet that’s going to go over good with “Holders People”

I wonder who he helped get arrested, to save his ass?


11 posted on 04/10/2014 7:06:51 AM PDT by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period. PALIN/CRUZ 2016)
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To: jimbo123

Sharpton is and has always been a lowlife and a con artist.


12 posted on 04/10/2014 7:12:00 AM PDT by allendale
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This is all precisely why up until now, Sharpton isn’t gazing through iron bars.


13 posted on 04/10/2014 7:16:11 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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14 posted on 04/10/2014 7:20:02 AM PDT by JPG (Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
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To: MNDude
Hey, let’s not compare those fine men to this rat.

Point well taken.However,rest assured that I was only making a point about physical appearance.

15 posted on 04/10/2014 7:23:18 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Stalin Blamed The Kulaks,Obama Blames The Tea Party)
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Sharpton was a filthy fat pig at one time and now he has lost weight..He got himself a little girl and lost weight..Look at this picture he looks like a bobble head..you know those things that are put on some peoples dash of their car..
16 posted on 04/10/2014 7:24:15 AM PDT by PLD
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Sound akin to Marion Barry, former DC Mayor.


17 posted on 04/10/2014 7:36:15 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Bolivian Marching powder actually ;)

That said, I doubt there was one person of ‘fame’ in 80s NYC that had a heart rate under 120.


18 posted on 04/10/2014 7:48:09 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: allendale

Now I guess we know where all the expensive suits came from at a time he had no visible means of support.

He also fraudulently hid the snitch income form the man who won a defamation of character lawsuit against him with a very large monetary award

Hope Al gets to shake hands with Jimmy Hoffa. Senior, that is


19 posted on 04/10/2014 8:20:33 AM PDT by rdcbn
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To: DeaconRed
The Family's Families are
20 posted on 04/10/2014 8:24:14 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: jimbo123

We always knew him to be a rat, the Freddie’s and Tawana Brawley incidents proved that. Now we know what particular kind of rat he is. He must have forgotten: Snitches get stitches.

Couldn’t happen to a more deserving guy! Few tears at that funeral!


21 posted on 04/10/2014 9:26:13 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Windflier

Thank GOD for the Spail pulice. . .


22 posted on 04/11/2014 1:57:20 AM PDT by DeaconRed (Deodorant and Common sense. The ones who need it most don't use it. . . . .)
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You’re welcome :-)


23 posted on 04/11/2014 9:26:03 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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24 posted on 04/12/2014 10:20:32 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obama cannot divert resources from his war on Americans!)
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Al Sharpton, busted by FBI, turned confidential informant, c. 1980s photo sharpton3_zps7152d3b7.jpg photo sharpton4_zpsec3acd25.jpg
25 posted on 04/12/2014 11:11:26 AM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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