Sources: C.I.A. Tracks Money Like N.S.A. Tracks Phone Calls
Sources: the C.I.A. tracks international transactions looking for terrorist activity, including Western Union transfers into and out of the country.By Cliff Judy | November 15, 2013
You didn't really think the U.S. government massive data collection revelations were over, did you? Sources now say the C.I.A. is in on the game monitoring international money transactions looking for possible terrorist activity.
"The C.I.A. is secretly collecting bulk records of international money transfers." "That includes transactions into and out of the United States." (Via CNBC)
"The data collection includes transactions by Americans with companies like Western Union. The program is authorized under the same law that lets the N.S.A. collect international phone records." (Via Al Jazeera)