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ATF Seeks ‘Massive’ Database of Personal Info: ‘Assets, Relatives, Associates and More’

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Gregory Gwyn-Williams, Jr.
CNS News [1]
April 7, 2013

A recent solicitation from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) reveals that the agency is seeking a “massive” online database capable of pulling up individuals’ personal information, connections and associates.

On March 28, ATF posted the¬†notice on FedBizOpps.gov, entitled “Investigative System.”¬† The solicitation was updated on April 5 with a few minor changes.

The document says that the system will be utilized by staff “to provide rapid searches on various entities for example; names, telephone numbers, utility data and reverse phone look-ups, as a means to assist with investigations, and background research on people, assets and businesses.”

The system is described as a “massive online data repository system that contains a wide variety of data sources both historically and current that can be utilized in support of investigations and backgrounds.”

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