The murky world of anti-terror undercover informants and double agents

Man who says he spied on Calif. mosques sues FBI - WaPo

Craig Monteilh is seeking $10 million from the FBI in a lawsuit filed Friday in federal court in Los Angeles.

Monteilh said he infiltrated mosques for the FBI and gave the agency information about Ahmadullah Niazi, the brother-in-law of Osama bin Laden's bodyguard ...

Monteilh said he began posing as a new Muslim convert to infiltrate Southern California mosques between July 2006 and October 2007. He claimed that FBI agents authorized him to record Muslims using electronic surveillance at mosques, homes and gyms ...

Monteilh said the federal agency vowed to pay him $100,000 and relocate him after his anti-terrorism work.

FBI planting spies in U.S. mosques, Muslim groups say - CNN

The groups claim the FBI has sent undercover agents posing as worshippers into mosques, pressured Muslims to become informants, labeled civil rights advocates as criminals and spread misinformation.

The Council on American-Islamic Relations said it would seek an investigation into the February 21, 2009, arrest of Ahmadullah Niazi, an Afghanistan native.

Mr. Niazi previously reported to CAIR's Los Angeles office and other community members that, during a raid of a friend's house, an FBI agent urged Mr. Niazi to work with the agency, saying that if he refused to cooperate his life would be made a "living hell".

How many more of these goons are running amok in our cities, who is monitoring their activities, who's pulling their strings?