Billionaires Buy Baltimore Police Department Secret Spy Plane
A wealthy couple has paid for the Baltimore Police Department to deploy a high-tech surveillance plane over the city. By Joe Wolverton, II, J.D.
Just days after it was revealed that the government of Baltimore was secretly surveilling its citizens through the use of a high-altitude aircraft equipped with technologically advanced cameras, the source of the deep pockets paying for the flights has come to light.
On August 24, the Baltimore Sun reported that “a Texas-based private donor supplied $120,000 intended for the city surveillance project but delivered to the nonprofit Baltimore Community Foundation, which manages at least two charitable funds for police.”
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