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Aim Uncovers Fbi Inriltratraton

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The American Iridian Movement announced this week that it has discovered its "Chief of Security" is actually an undercover paid informer for the FBI. The AIM leadership announced at a Minneapoiis press conference that Douglass Durham. the group's Security Coördinator, luis admitted to receiving monthly payments trom the FBI in return for providing confïdential information to the Bureau about AIM. Durham also served as the coördinator tor the defense of AIM leaders Russell Means and Dennis Banks dtiring their re' cent trial on charges stemming from the Wounded Knee take-over. During this assignment. he sat m on strategy sessions between the det'endants and their attorneys; he is believed to have repörted the content of these discussions back to the FBI. AIM states that Durham also had access to all of the organization's financia] and travel records, and that he admitted forwarding this information to his FBI contacts. Durham, in the meantime, says he was paid up to $1 ,100 a month by the FBI for his spying activities.