It sure sounds like it.
A paid FBI informant was the man behind a neo-Nazi march through the
streets of Parramore that stirred up anxiety in Orlando's black
community and fears of racial unrest that triggered a major police
That revelation came Wednesday in an unrelated federal court
hearing and has prompted outrage from black leaders, some of whom
demanded an investigation into whether the February 2006 march was,
itself, an event staged by law-enforcement agencies.
FBI would not comment on what it knew about the involvement of its
informant,39-year-old David Gletty of Orlando, in the neo-Nazi event.
In court Wednesday, an FBI agent said the bureau has paid its informant
at least $20,000 during the past two years.