IRS Solicits Bids for Spy Equipment
"Covert Coffee tray(s) with Camera concealment"? Really?
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), already embroiled in a high-profile scandal over its operations, is looking to acquire surveillance equipment that includes cameras concealed in plants, coffee trays and clock radios.
The Washington-based agency seems prepared to take the tawdry task of tax collecting to a higher level with state-of-the art spy equipment.
A government procurement list published on a US government website states that the IRS "intends to award a Purchase Order to an undisclosed Corporation."
The list of specified equipment the tax-collecting agency is looking to procure includes four "Covert Coffee tray(s) with Camera concealment" as well as two "Concealed clock radio(s)."