Mike Celizik: "Exonerated Anthrax Suspect : FBI Harrassed Me", Today.com (16 April2010)
After our recent Graeme MacQueen interview a listener kindly drew my attention to this interview from 2010 with Steven Hatfill, the bioweapons expert who was harrassed for years as a "person of interest" with respect to the Anthrax Attacks of 2001. Hatfill, who was exonerated in 2008 and granted millions in settlement by the US Justice Department, says he learned a couple of things:
“The government can do to you whatever they want. They can break the laws - federal laws - as they see fit … I used to be somebody that trusted the Government. Now I really don't trust anything.”Update 2019: This story seems to have been memory holed. Can you find it?