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The Failed Bureau of Investigation – an Interview with Jeff Danik – Episode 351

On this episode of Blunt Force Truth, Chuck and Mark are joined by former FBI special agent Jeff Danik. Jeff offers insight about the FBI and recent investigations involving the Bureau. Chuck and Mark start by asking Jeff about government agencies withholding information. This leads them to discuss the hierarchy of the FBI, how information is withheld, and the corruption in the agency.

They continue by breaking down the current investigations involving the FBI and the individuals involved. Jeff explains what is happening within the FBI and how corruption has been able to run wild through the agency.

Chuck and Mark continue the discussion by asking about Robert Mueller’s Special Counsel and if he can keep his witch hunt going. They talk about the individuals involved and how recent events are allowing Mueller to continue his investigation. They wrap up with Jeff explaining his own lawsuit against the FBI and the importance of cleaning up the agency.

More about Jeff Danik:

Former FBI Supervisory Special Agent Jeff Danik retired after a diverse, twenty-eight-year career with the FBI.  His assignments included as a Supervisor and Acting Watch Commander in the FBI’s Counter-Terrorism Division, lengthy tours as the FBI representative to Saudi Arabia and in the Horn of Africa, as well as a two-year assignment as the FBI representative to Kuwait.  He holds the unique distinction of serving as an Acting Assistant Agent-in-Charge of both a violent crime and a white-collar crime branch of a major FBI field office.

Danik supervised highly-successful FBI task force operations in both white-collar crime and violent crime programs.  In his final assignment, he had numerous police officers and detectives assigned to him as Task Force Officers.  His Task Forces became models recognized by FBI leadership as best practices to be implemented elsewhere in the FBI.

He served as a long-time FBI street agent in south Florida and was the lead investigator in kidnapping and bank robbery investigations, and, being a former Certified Public Accountant, Danik has an extensive, successful track record of significant federal investigations into stock fraud, public corruption, money laundering, healthcare fraud, government procurement fraud, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and financial institution fraud.

Currently he is engaged on numerous criminal defense cases as a consultant related to reviewing and evaluating the strength and weaknesses of law enforcement investigations conducted against clients.  Many attorneys have found his input crucial to constructing their client’s defense. He is a volunteer, pro-bono, court appointed guardian ad-litem in Florida, representing abused and neglected children under the court’s supervision.

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