Congressional Reports: H. Rpt. 108-414 – Everything Secret Degenerates: The FBI's Use of Murderers as Informants
Vols. 1 & 2
November 20, 2003
This Report by the House Committee on Government Reform discusses the consequences of the FBI's use of murderers as informants in New England. It focuses mainly on the 1965 murder of Edward ‘‘Teddy’’ Deegan,and the actions of federal law enforcement officials to protect cooperating witnesses and informants.
Volume 1 (57.4MB, 1,802 pages) and Volume 2 (73.8MB, 1,716 pages ) of the Report are available as a ZIP files.
I. Executive Summary
II. Why the Committee Investigated These Matters
III. Joseph Barboza and the Deegan Murder Prosecution [6.9 MB PDF file]
IV. The Use of James "Whitey" Bulger as an Informant... [1.3 MB PDF file]
V. Institutional Reluctance to Accept Oversight
VI. Conclusions and Recommendations
Full Text of Report [9.6 MB PDF file]