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Leaked Security Alert 2: Suspicious Photographer in Iowa


The second in a series of leaked Fur Commission "security alerts" Animal Liberation Frontline will be posting over the next month.



Background: Animal Liberation Frontline has obtained dozens of internal fur industry "security alerts." These bulletins are sent to fur farmers via email and fax every time there is a "security" related issue affecting US fur farms. The subject matter can range from trespassers being chased from farms, to unpublicized details of ALF raids, to farmers sharing license plate numbers of "suspicious vehicles."

These are intended to be read by fur farmers only, and were not intended to be read by the general public. I will be posting approximately 30 bulletins over the next month. Read a full background on this series here.

The second security alert covers a person deemed suspicious taking photos of an Iowa mink farm.

"Fur Commission USA
Security Alert: Iowa

April 19, 2012

A vehicle pulled into the driveway of an Iowa mink rancher yesterday near Osage IA, whereas the occupant ([body type redacted]) got out and took pictures of the property.

The farm owner spotted him and followed him as he fled. The vehicle was a [car description redacted] [license plate redacted] The individual has been seen taking photos near the property on several other occasions (See Security Alert dated March 19, 2012).

Farmers in the area are urged to be on the lookout, and report to Fur Commission USA and their local law enforcement agency, any sightings of this vehicle in the vicinity of their property.

Distributed by
Michael Whelan
Fur Commission USA
541-595-8568"