NYPD

NYPD Paid 19-Year-Old to "Bait" Muslims, Spy on Them

Paid the American of Bengali descent to take photos at mosques and collect names of people attending Muslim study sessions

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A paid informant for the New York Police Department's intelligence unit was under orders to "bait" Muslims into saying incriminating things as he lived a double life, snapping pictures inside mosques and collecting the names of innocent people attending study groups on Islam, he told The Associated Press.