Category: Terrorists

Did Mounties use Mr. Big-style sting in B.C. bomb plot?

Based on the cryptic information released by the RCMP about arrests in an alleged terror bombing plot in British Columbia, it appears possible that the Mounties used an undercover, Mr. Big-style sting to foil the plot and arrest two people. We might not know for certain for months, or even years, as the case winds its way through the courts. Investigators are withholding key information at the moment, citing the need to preserve evidence for the purposes of prosecution. But there are signs that the controversial, undercover tactic, or a similar scheme, was employed to crack the case. At the very least, it appears almost certain that undercover operatives were used to thwart the would-be bombers.

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