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Octafish Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-23-04 11:36 PM
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43. Casolaro was looking into Inslaw-PROMIS.
Software hijacked by the Octopus and used to spy on the criminal "justice" systems of nations around the world -- from Canada to Kashmir, to borrow a phrase. Here's a bit on that:


Reporter Danny Casolaro had been following a huge network of crime that connected with a program named PROMIS created by a company named Inslaw. Inslaw executives claimed PROMIS had been stolen by the government, and they wanted recompense. While following this twisted story, Casolaro suddenly turned up "suicided". He had told friends if they were ever told he had committed suicide not to believe it, and to know he had been murdered. This is a very real, very large, very dark conspiracy which has been acknowledged, albeit quietly, by the mainstream media.

"It's far worse than Watergate."

~ Former Attorney General Elliot Richardson.

The following is taken from the Government's Summary of Inslaw's claims, emphasis added:

Based on their knowledge and belief, the Hamiltons have alleged that high level officials in the Department of Justice conspired to steal the Enhanced PROMIS software system. As an element of this theft, these officials, who included former Attorney General Edwin Meese and Deputy Attorney General Lowell Jensen, forced INSLAW into bankruptcy by intentionally creating a sham contract dispute over the terms and conditions of the contract which led to the withholding of payments due INSLAW by the Department. The Hamiltons maintain that, after driving the company into bankruptcy, Justice officials attempted to force the conversion of INSLAW's bankruptcy status from Chapter 11: Reorganization to Chapter 7: Liquidation. They assert that such a change in bankruptcy status would have resulted in the forced sale of INSLAW'S assets, including Enhanced PROMIS to a rival computer company called Hadron, Inc., which, at the time, was attempting to conduct a hostile buyout of INSLAW. Hadron, Inc., was controlled by the Biotech Capital Corporation, under the control of Dr. Earl Brian, who was president and chairman of the corporation. The Hamiltons assert that even though the attempt to change the status of INSLAW's bankruptcy was unsuccessful, the Enhanced PROMIS software system was eventually provided to Dr. Brian by individuals from the Department with the knowledge and concurrence of then Attorney General Meese who had previously worked with Dr. Brian in the cabinet of California Governor Ronald Reagan and later at the Reagan White House. According to the Hamiltons, the ultimate goal of the conspiracy was to position Hadron and the other companies owned or controlled by Dr. Brian to take advantage of the nearly 3 billion dollars, worth of automated data processing upgrade contracts planned to be awarded by the Department of Justice during the 1980's. Information obtained by the Hamiltons through sworn affidavits of several individuals, including Ari Ben- Menashe, a former Israeli Mossad officer, and Michael Riconosciuto, an individual who claims to have ties to the intelligence community, indicated that an element of this ongoing criminal enterprise by Mr. Meese, Dr. Brian and others included the modification of the Enhanced PROMIS software by individuals associated with the world of covert intelligence operations. The Hamiltons claim the modification of Enhanced PROMIS was an essential element of the enterprise, because the software was subsequently distributed by Dr. Brian to intelligence agencies internationally with a "back door" software routine, so that U.S. intelligence agencies could covertly break into the system when needed. The Hamiltons also presented information indicating that PROMIS had been distributed to several Federal agencies, including the FBI, CIA, and DEA.

Wired's Story on Inslaw: Results of a two-year investigation

Paul Franklin's Large Inslaw Archive

Bob Gonsalves' excellent Pink Noise Archives Inslaw Collection

SOURCE and LINKS to above three sources:
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