Anthony Martin at

Citizen journalist Mike Vanderboegh, who first broke the Fast and Furious scandal story in December 2010, is reporting this afternoon that a source inside the Justice Department has leaked a series of documents to Congressional officials who are investigating the scandal.

The leak would be a major break in the case and would fuel an escalation in the investigation into the scandal in which the Obama Administration placed U.S. guns directly into the hands of Mexican criminals in order to make a case for new gun control laws.

According to William Lajeunesse at Fox News, the investigation into Fast and Furious now includes the FBI.

Records show that the FBI failed to inform the ATF that its own confidential informants were helping pay for the purchase of the firearms that were sent to Mexico.

Don’t be surprised if the DoJ goes after Vanderboegh to try to discover who his source is.

Friday, the DoJ refused to turn over to congressional investigators subpoenaed docs on grounds that congressional staffers were leaking information that jeopardized their internal investigation, so-called.