08/07/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Bomb-Making Materials Were Successfully Smuggled Into High-Security Federal Buildings: GAO

The police agency in charge of protecting thousands of federal buildings nationwide has failed to keep bomb-making materials out of several high-security facilities in the past year, according to a Government Accountability Office report released today. In the past year, investigators successfully smuggled bomb-making materials into ten high-security federal buildings, constructed bombs and walked around the buildings undetected, exposing weaknesses in security provided by the Federal Protective Service.

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