FBI: Standing By Their Man

Standing By Their Man

"Thanks a lot, guys, for coming," said FBI Agent Robert Friedrick, supervisor of the bureau's Organized Crime Strike Force in Cleveland. On their own time, some 60 of his Ohio colleagues had gathered outside a federal courthouse in Washington to cheer him as Friedrick was arraigned on five counts of lying to the Justice Department and the FBI. The 13-year bureau veteran is accused of protecting Teamster President Jackie Presser from indictment in a payroll-padding scheme. "We were there to show him we still support him in this time of need," said Special Agent Daniel Gordon. Gordon has organized the Committee...

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