WTF......Blackwater in MD?

Discussion in 'Tin Foil Hat Lounge' started by scrapman21009, Feb 17, 2013.

  1. scrapman21009

    scrapman21009 Chupacabra Hunter

    So Friday I am driving along on rt 40 and I notice a black Ford Explorer doing a zigzag pattern coming up behind me, I see the tag scanners mounted on the hood and just assume it is the SD doing tag checks. They do this quite often since the local towing company that does ALL of the SD's towing donated a tag scanner system last year. Anyway as it passed I noticed the following:
    1. NO EMERGENCY LIGHTS, no grill strobe, nothing behind the windows, nothing in any of the standard hidden spots.
    2. Virgina plates
    3. occupied x2, civilian cloths, passenger with laptop
    4. This sticker on the back window

    So my first thoughts are:
    1 wasn't Blackwater shut down?
    2 What the hell are they doing scanning tags on a state road/

    I didn't have my camera with me, but if I see it again, I will get a pic for y'all

    Any thoughts?
  2. KAS

    KAS Monkey+++

    what is the scanning tag thing?
  3. Silversnake

    Silversnake Silverback

    false flag. probably some alphabet soup .g0v agency
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  4. scrapman21009

    scrapman21009 Chupacabra Hunter

    Two cameras mounted on car use OCR to check tag numbers against DMV database to see if tag is valid and not suspended for any reason. In MD your tags can be suspended for toll violations, parking tickets, failed emissions test, and many other reasons. Its alot faster to just drive back and forth and pull cars over when the computer tells you to then it is to run tags through the computer one at a time.

  5. scrapman21009

    scrapman21009 Chupacabra Hunter

    Also, This was only about 3 miles outside the gate of APG. They are known more for their chemical and ordnance work, not alot of intel there other then the FMIB and I dont see them having a need for that type of data
  6. KAS

    KAS Monkey+++

    intetesting thanks ...
    I sur am glad we r 30 years behind in technology down here in louisiana
  7. Mountainman

    Mountainman Großes Mitglied Site Supporter+++

    Looks like baseball bat time when they go to the donut shop!!! Or more discrete, walk by and laser that BS to fry it.
  8. Seacowboys

    Seacowboys Senior Member Founding Member

    Blackwater changed name to Xe after the bad publicity then changed again to Academi, the present apparent name. Many older employees still refer to themselves as Blackwater. Except for the sticker, I would guess that they are now being used as sub-contractors to implement this scanning process and various other surveillance measures much like their presence in New Orleans after Katrina. Look for more and more "Private Security Contractors" being used by our benevolent rulers, they don't need any approvals from our representatives to hire these guys, just use discretionary funds.
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  9. enloopious

    enloopious Rocket Surgeon

    If we don't fight back now it will be too late.
  10. Mindgrinder

    Mindgrinder Karma Pirate Ninja|RIP 12-25-2017

    A culture of rats....
  11. chelloveck

    chelloveck Diabolus Causidicus

    Less a case of private "contractors" and more a case of private condottieri.

    Condottieri - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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