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NSA spent $100M on phone surveillance program that prompted two unique FBI leads

A multimillion-dollar cellphone surveillance program that sifted through the metadata from millions of individual phone numbers yielded just two unique leads over a five-year period.

According to a newly declassified study, the National Security Agency spent $100 million on a highly invasive cellphone surveillance system. With that investment, the agency yielded only one significant FBI investigation from 2015 to 2019.

Source: NSA spent $100M on phone surveillance program that prompted two unique FBI leads

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