New DOD IG Report Details How JIEDDO Improperly Gathered Intel On U.S. Companies

By Tony Bertuca / December 18, 2014 at 8:51 PM
The Pentagon's Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization improperly gathered intelligence on U.S. companies and citizens, according to a Defense Department inspector general's report made public Thursday. The IG found that analysts from JIEDDO's Counter-IED Operations Intelligence Integration Center (COIC) "collected information on U.S. companies and their CEOs, U.S. hostages held by foreign extremists, and specific U.S. Persons," according to the April 4 report , which was released Thursday in response to a Freedom of Information Act request from

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