Since 2008, the Justice Department has been using license plate scanners to track millions of cars in real-time around the U.S. as part of a massive domestic intelligence-gathering program that's largely been kept secret. It's like PRISM for cars and we have no idea how big it is.
According to the Associated Press, the DEA spent nearly 20 years buying confidential passenger information from an Amtrak employee in an effort to screw over the railroad behemoth.
Late last year, a truck driver hauling marijuana was shot to death in Harris County, TX during a hijacking attempt. The driver, Lawrence Chapa, was working with the DEA to help bust drug traffickers coming to Texas from Mexico.
What would you do if you came upon an impressive car collection being seized by US Marshalls and the DEA on your way to work? Luckily for us, when faced with that exact situation recently YouTube user Speedracer38 (UPDATE: Jalopnik pal Jason Thorgalsen) stopped and videotaped a parade of impressive cars being loaded…