Here is a link to today's Eugene Oregon news - with details of who might have been the informer on Eco Activist. A Eugene person wore a body wire at Republican Convention in 2004 to tape Daniel.
Published: Tuesday, December 13, 2005
GRANTS PASS - An undercover informant helped investigators tape a conversation with one of the seven alleged radical environmentalists accused in a series of arson attacks and other crimes in the Pacific Northwest between 1998 and 2001.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen Peifer, who attended the hearing, said Eugene police Detective Greg Harvey testified he made the tape from a body wire worn by an informant who talked to McGowan at a convention in New York in April 2004. On the tape, McGowan talks about going to British Columbia in 2001. The tape was not played in court, but the judge listened to excerpts before deciding against granting bail.
Peifer characterized the trip as hiding out after the arsons, both of which occurred earlier that year.
He took part in protests during the Republican National Convention in New York in 2004, was included, under an assumed name, in a Rolling Stone article on those protests, and was working for the Women's Law Initiative in Brooklyn, which helps abused women, at the time of his arrest, his sister said.
Lisa McGowan said her brother knew the person wearing the hidden microphone from his days as a political activist in Eugene, where he had lived a few years before moving back to New York
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