Turns out that person you thought you knew who you friended on Facebook might be a fedral agent looking for information. According to an article from Aol News, the Feds are using Facebook now to keep tabs on persons of interest.
“This is just the way people meet these days — electronically,” James Cavanaugh, special agent in charge of the Nashville office of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, told AOL News. “It wouldn’t be any different than calling someone on the phone, say, in an undercover capacity. If we can meet them on Facebook by creating a fictitious account, that’s great. “