ICE Has a New $3.4M Contract With Thomson Reuters to Identify ‘Threats’ Against Agency Officials squib

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In light of threats against its director and high-ranking officials, ICE is turning to Thomson Reuters, the multinational conglomerate that owns the Reuters news agency, to keep tabs on things.

According to a newly updated federal filing, Reuters sister-company Thomson Reuters Special Services will furnish ICE with “threat mitigation” services, focusing on threats against ICE leadership and their family members. A justification letter attached to the filing says that ICE will pay TRSS for customized dossiers of information and subscriptions to proprietary databases of real-time records of arrests and incarcerations.

ICE initiated the procurement process on Aug. 15, two days after Breitbart News published footage of activists protesting outside an ICE field office and menacing its personnel. 

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