Episode 25

25: Citizens' Commission to Investigate the FBI


November 23rd, 2020

27 mins 14 secs

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About this Episode

Full show notes, including links, can be found at



In this week’s episode:

-Some of the effects COVID has had on the locksmith industry

-ATM security, or lack thereof

-Lock picking club shirts by Mr Paradise

-Daz Evers shows how to make a universal DD pick

-The 1971 Media PA FBI office breakin

-More Criminals



-And more


Contact Information

Email: podcast@thelocksportscast.com

Twitter https://twitter.com/charlescurrent 

Reddit: currentc57 on r/locksport

Discord: Lockpickers United as Current, Extraordinary League of Pickers as Current, CBC as Current

Join the Discord at http://discord.thelocksportscast.com



Executive Producers:



-Michael Gilchrist




Content Producers for this episode:


-Lock Pickings Gal



-Pocket Women

Thank you to everyone that contributed to this episode. And to everyone that has shared this podcast with others.  

If you feel you are getting value from this show, please help us by supporting the show in one of the following ways (listed in order of importance)

-Help me make this podcast a resource for the community by sending me any news or information you would like to share.  

-Share this podcast with your lock picking buddies.  

-Leave a good review in your favorite podcast app.

-Contribute financially

Recent stories related to locksport:

-State of the Industry 2020: A Manufacturers’ Perspective

-Southampton residents warned after rise in rogue locksmiths | Daily Echo

-Pompiers of Paris chide public over callouts for spiders and lost keys

-How to Rob a Bank – EEJournal

Community News:

-[1197] Opened FAST: Master Lock Puck Locks Comb Picked!

-Club shirt reveal and giveaway announcement

-How to make a universal Disc detainer pick for a few $, that will pick virtually every disc lock.

-Dusty N Windy 


-Man arrested casing cars, has drugs and paraphernalia

-Teen Who Fired Shots, Crashed Into Building Is Facing Multiple Charges

Main Topic:

-The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI

-Citizens' Commission to Investigate the FBI: 1971

-Breaking Good? The Burglary that Exposed the FBI's Secret Surveillance Program

-"It Was Time to Do More Than Protest": 1971 Burglars Who Exposed FBI Spying Reveal Their Names ½

-"It Was Time to Do More Than Protest": 1971 Burglars Who Exposed FBI Spying Reveal Their Names 2/2


-Basics of lockpicking – LockAnalyst.org


-Commando Locks 15% off all locks code FALL2020 - Expires 2021-01-01 11:59PM EST

-MAKO Locks 15% off with code BUYMAKO Unknown exp

Giveaways and Contests:

-Lock Pickings Gal

   - Happy Kindness Day!! #kindnesslock 


   - #RPSpiceyChallenge

   -|85| It's a Spicy CL! Roon Picker Giveaway and Bat Shit Crazy Picked and Gutted! 

-Starrylock - #shoutoutMonday


   -Pocket Women

-Charles Builds Crap on YouTube - To encourage you to send me information for this show, I’m changing the rules for my PAM Giveaway (see rules below) or https://www.thelocksportscast.com/p/paclock-a-month-giveaway/ https://www.youtube.com/user/MrCharlesCurrent


“PacLock a Month” Rules:

This year (2020), I’m giving away one of my custom PacLock 100A padlocks a month. 

To be entered, you must:

  1.Provide me with locksport or locksport community news that I can use on my weekly podcast.

    -Submit your news via one of the following:

      +Email: podcast@thelocksportscast.com

      +Reddit: currentc57 on r/locksport

      +Discord: You can find me on the following servers as “Current”

        ~Lockpickers United 

        ~Extraordinary League of Pickers 


    -You will receive 1 entry for each news item I use in the podcast that month.

  2.Share the podcast on social media

    -Make sure I know about it by tagging me and/or emailing me a screenshot or other proof.

The winner will be drawn and announced the following month.  The winner will have 1 week to contact me via email to claim the prize.

I will pay for shipping within the U.S.  If you live outside the U.S., you can still enter, but must pay to ship if you win.

I reserve the right to change these rules as I need to during the course of the year.

I reserve the right to disqualify anyone for any reason.  My decisions are final.

This giveaway is a thank you to the subscribers that watch my videos, listen to my podcast, and help me produce it.  

YouTube is in no way a partner to this contest and all applicants agree to release YouTube from any and all liability related to this contest.

Personal data collected as a part of this contest will be used only for the purposes of this contest and will not be released to third parties.

Any entries that violate YouTube's community guidelines will be disqualified: http://www.youtube.com/t/community_guidelines