Man Tried ACORN 'Sting' on Planned Parenthood
It didn't work, and the FBI is investigating
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 28, 2011 5:16 PM CST
U. S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at the Planned Parenthood Gala Friday, March 27, 2009, in Houston.   (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

(Newser) – The FBI is looking for a man suspected of trying to incriminate Planned Parenthood in a scam that resembles the hidden-camera sting that took down ACORN, reports TPM Muckraker. Eight clinics across five states had similar experiences over a single week: a young man came in looking for treatment for an STD. At some point while being helped by Planned Parenthood staff, he mentioned that he ran a sex-trafficking ring with underage girls and illegal immigrants.

Planned Parenthood reported the visits to the Justice Department. It thinks the culprit is connected to Live Action—an anti-abortion organization that's used hidden cameras against Planned Parenthood previously. The group is run by an associate of James O'Keefe, the "pimp" in the ACORN hoax, notes TPM.

 

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