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  • One man's journey: DMC’s link to the 1980 Abscam case

    03/24/2010 3:35:58 PM PDT · by Interesting Times · 26 replies · 445+ views
    The Foghorn (Del Mar College) ^ | March 23, 2010 | Paul Lyman
    Del Mar College proved to be an unlikely starting and ending point for an investigation by a citizen investigator and activist that resulted in the downfall of one of the most influential members of the US Congress. In the early 1980s, Congressman John Murtha and fellow house members were accused of participating in a scam, known as the infamous Abscam affair, a sting operation conducted by the FBI in which two FBI agents posed as advisors to a mysterious sheik named “Abdul” who was supposedly seeking asylum in the US. The agents said the sheik was willing to pay large...