RCMP Created Fake Social Media Accounts To Monitor Toronto Activists

RED POWER MEDIA

Black Lives Matter made their case Thursday, interrupting a meeting of the Toronto Police Services Board. Black Lives Matter interrupting a meeting of the Toronto Police Services Board.

By Red Power Media, Staff

The RCMP created a fake social media accounts to reach out to protest groups from Black Lives Matter Toronto to Idle No More.

The RCMP set up fake Facebook and Twitter accounts to monitor activists activities.

Was Bebop Arooney a Facebook friend of yours? If so, your account may have been monitored by the RCMP.

A report in the Toronto Star says the RCMP posed as a curious, cash-strapped student to obtain information on protests and rallies.

The social media account, had a profile picture of three penguins frolicking on a beach, tracked the Facebook pages of more than two dozen organizations in Toronto, ranging from Black Lives Matter Toronto and Idle No More to the Ukrainian Canadian Congress.

The RCMP kept tabs on Toronto protest groups using this Facebook profile. The RCMP kept tabs on Toronto protest groups using this Facebook profile.

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