Another report of leave cancelled for FBI. : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread

In regards to the FBI cancelling leave around New Years, I spoke to a spouse of an agent today. The story is confirmed. Black out is mid-November to mid-January. And are Theeeey Pissed!

Yeah yeah. I know. I use an alias and no real email. But I'm not the only one who works with FBI agent spouses. Ask around.

Only believe what you can confirm and keep your...

-- eyes_open (, July 12, 1999


Couldn't this be just as much for Terrorism or madness as anything else?

-- Johnny (JLJTM@BELLSOUTH.NET), July 12, 1999.

No, do do bird. They don't do this -- agency wide -- every year. They are doing it for the first time this year. Duh...use your brain!

-- JustMe (JustMe@home.alone), July 12, 1999.


Does it matter?

-- John Beck (, July 12, 1999.

It seems likely to me that they have received specific intelligence regarding a terrorist threat. It doesn't make sense to use agents as traffic cops if the signals don't work.

-- Dog Gone (, July 12, 1999.

A fellow employee has a brother who works for the FBI as well as a father who is a retired agent.She verified that her brother had his late year leave cancelled with the official reason given as possible cyber-terrorism.Any kind of Y2K problems will make it very difficult to determine which problems are Y2K and which are due to cyber hi- jinks.Cyber-terrorism is a scary possibility which should add to the New Years fun we may have next year.

-- Dennis Chornomaz (, July 12, 1999.

I'll bet they will really be peeved when leave is cancelled indefinitely, followed soon by the job, as well as the paycheck! Expect to soon see a thread where all Christmas leaves are cancelled for all terrorist groups worldwide, and their girlfriends and wives are quite upset!

Seems the FBI was only about 7 months behind the Royal Canadian Mounties. Guess they were just slow to get it!

-- (, July 13, 1999.

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