FBI ‘Went Right Up To The Edge,’ Couldn’t Charge Mateen

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The veteran FBI agent and a local sheriff’s deputy took no chances when they got a credible tip about a potential terrorist. They ran his name through a maze of federal criminal and terrorism databases and scrutinized his telephone records for suspicious contacts. Without a warrant, they couldn’t read his emails or listen to his calls. Still, they watched him from unmarked vehicles to track his daily routine and to see whom he met, Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!