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Friday, April 20, 2007
J.D. Cash: Strassmeir Worked For The FBII've taken the unusual step of linking an external story from the front page of the site. J.D. Cash and Roger Charles of the McCurtain Gazette have published a story saying an unnamed source and a government document confirm that Andreas Strassmeir was working for the FBI and German intelligence in some capacity during the period around the Oklahoma City bombing.
Strassmeir was associated with militia groups in the U.S. over the course of several years. Timothy McVeigh called him prior to the bombing, and a variety of reports have linked him to the plot and to a gang of white supremacist bank robbers known as the Aryan Republican Army.
I don't have access to the sources cited by Cash and Charles, but their reporting has been consistently solid and their details have on several occasions been confirmed in documents obtained by INTELWIRE through independent channels.
I've included links to a few INTELWIRE reports on Strassmeir and the ARA below.
Newest McCurtain Gazette story
McVeigh Called Strassmeir Before Bombing
Andreas Strassmeir Interrogation
Strassmeir Links in Militia Informant Files
Newly Released Documents Expand View of OKC Informants
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