Warning: You Might Be a Terrorist If You Buy Your Morning Coffee With Cash

Agent-x - July 29 2012, 3:05 AM

According to villagevoice-com on 14 Feb 2012,article by Keyana Stevens, Bad news, New Yorkers: every time you buy one dollar coffee from that dude in the food cart outside your office, someone is secretly wondering if you're a terrorist in disguise.

That's because under new "Suspicious Activity Reporting" guidelines from the FBI, paying for small purchases in cash should be considered a suspicious activity, perhaps tantamount to reading aloud from the Anarchist's Cookbook in a public space.

The flyers, which offer guidelines to the public about how to determine if that strange man in the coat is plotting to blow you up or merely homeless and crazy, were recently distributed to businesses under the FBI's "Communities Against Terrorism" program.

According to IT World:
"Using cash for small purchases like a cup of coffee, gum and other items is a good indication that a person is trying to pass for normal without leaving the kind of paper trail created using a debit or credit card for small purchases."
The flyers, which were posted online by the political watchdog group Public Intelligence, either contain reporting guidelin...


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