Among their options:
- falsifying medical records
- sending a dying man to Guinea to make the case "disappear" and on..
A New York Times investigation reveals how federal officials used their role to cover up abuses and deaths to avoid embarrassing publicity.
The investigation exposes a trail of confidential memos and BlackBerry messages that show officials working to cover up their actions. The article by Nina Bernstein was published on January 2, 2010 , The New York Times .