Al Sharpton FBI Snitch Freedom Act Docs Reveal

Thanks to the freedom act and a major investigation by The Smoking Gun, damning details have been uncovered about Al Sharpton’s past work as a snitch for FBI agents and NYPD detectives. Turns out Sharpton would set up meetings with everyone from entertainers to mob figures, and bring along his trusty briefcase that was outfitted by the FBI with a listening device.

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Beginning in the mid-1980s and spanning several years, Sharpton’s cooperation was fraught with danger since the FBI’s principal targets were leaders of the Genovese crime family, the country’s largest and most feared Mafia outfit.

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