Report of 184 missing PCs has FBI under gun

Report of 184 missing PCs has FBI under gun

Attorney General John Ashcroft has ordered a departmentwide review to account for Justice Department equipment after the FBI reported hundreds of weapons and notebook PCs'some containing classified material'missing or stolen over the last decade.

John Ashcroft
John Ashcroft
The FBI's disclosure followed an inspector general's audit in March that determined that 539 weapons were unaccounted for at the Immigration and Naturalization Service.

The FBI reported this month that nearly 450 firearms and 184 notebooks are missing.

Officials said they believe 13 of the missing notebooks were stolen and that one of them contained classified data from two closed investigations, said Susan Dryden, deputy director at Justice's Office of Public Affairs.

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