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Fbi Lab

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Fbi Lab

Fbi Lab

Fbi Lab

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The government's case against Timothy McVeigh relies in part on physical evidence collected and processed by the FBI crime lab. But the very credibility of the lab is at stake, with a probe by the Justice Department's Inspector General's office into allegations of incompetence and malfeasance at the lab. As NPR's Chitra Ragavan reports, defense lawyers likely will try to turn the case against McVeigh into a case against the FBI.