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FBI Agent Probed After Criticizing Bureau
Key Excerpts from Article on Website of ABC News

ABC News, June 12, 2003
Posted: May 28th, 2013

A 12-year veteran FBI agent is under investigation for alleged insubordination following his appearances on ABC News programs and a recent press conference in Washington, D.C., in which he criticized the bureau's efforts to combat terrorism, according to the agent's attorney. Special Agent Robert Wright ... began tracking terrorists in the Chicago area in the mid-1990s for the Terrorism Task Force. He says he soon became frustrated when he was ordered by his superiors at the FBI Intelligence Division not to make any arrests of suspected terrorists. According to Wright, he was ordered to drop his investigation into a suspected terror financier whose name had arisen during the investigation into the bombings of two American embassies in East Africa in 1998, in which at least 224 people were killed. Wright and his partner John Vincent, who has since retired from the FBI, said that the money trail uncovered in the embassy bombing probe led to, among others, a powerful Saudi Arabian businessman, Yassin Qadi, who had extensive business and financial ties in Chicago. "Two months after the embassies are hit in Africa they want to shut down the criminal investigation. They wanted to kill it," Wright said. Last year, Wright told ABC News that he had more to say about the failures of the Terrorism Task Force. "There's so much more," he said. "God, there's so much more."

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