FBI Not Good At Paying Wiretap Bills

from the a-near-total-mess dept

While the FBI has regularly decided that court orders aren't necessary for wiretaps, it is a bit surprising to find out that it seems to feel the same way about paying the bills for wiretaps. Newly released info show that the FBI often failed to pay its wiretapping bills, leading one telco to cut off the FBI's wiretaps until it finally paid up. Given how screwed up the FBI's computer systems are, perhaps it's not surprising that they don't have an acceptable accounts payable system either.
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Filed Under: fbi, payment, wiretaps
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    Anonymous Coward, 11 Jan 2008 @ 5:25am

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    some say paying federal income tax is unconstitutional

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