‘Truth and Lies: The Informant’ shares how Dan Day infiltrated a militia group and helped stop a domestic terror attack

True Crime January 11, 2023
Truth and Lies: The Informant
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Men in rural Kansas met secretly in 2016 and formed a militia group over several months. They planned what could have become one of the worst domestic terror attacks in American history. This attack would have been more devastating than the Oklahoma City bombing. Luckily, it was thwarted.

In ABC News’ “Truth and Lies: The Informant,” journalist Dick Lehr dives into this story and examined how the attack was stopped. Lehr’s investigation led to Dan Day, the story of a regular guy who took on an FBI informant role and infiltrated this group.

Start season two’s five episodes from the beginning that sets the scene in Southwest Kansas, with a growing, diverse population. By episode two, learn about members of a militia in Garden City, and how they closely watched the Muslim community. They did not realize they were under surveillance.

Day was a husband and father of two who risked everything when helping take down this militia group. This series speaks with Day, the FBI agents who chose him for the job, prosecutors, and members of the targeted community in Garden City, Kansas. For the FBI, Day recorded his conversations with the militia group and will share them on the podcast, allowing listeners to hear about radicalization and how domestic terror groups work, including their plans to bomb.

Season one’s ten episodes examined Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell’s lives and crimes. The podcast shared stories of women who spoke up to help bring Epstein to justice and what happened throughout the investigation leading to their arrest and sentencing. Hear what happened when a woman remembered her disturbing encounter with Epstein and wondered how the offenders avoided justice for so long.

Upcoming episodes of “Truth and Lies: The Informant” are released weekly, wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts.

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