FBI Director Robert Mueller said [press briefing transcript] after the release of Fine's report that FBI agents had improperly used so-called "exigent letters," and that the FBI had suspended their use in May 2006 and would only use them in the future "when the circumstances comport with the Patriot Act." Mueller also admitted that the FBI violated privacy protections through inaccurate record keeping, and also failed to detect potential Intelligence Oversight Board (IOB) violations and submit them to IOB review. AP has more.
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