Someone Knows Something

Ernest Gilbert

High-ranking Klansman who acted as a spokesperson for the Klan and was head of the Klan Bureau of Investigation for the White Knights

Ernest Gilbert became a Klan informant (JN-30) in August 1964 and informed the FBI about the Dee and Moore murder. He also assisted with the MIBURN case and provided extensive information about the Klan. FBI paid Gilbert for his role.

Gilbert was tracked down and interviewed in the late 90s by Connie Chung and ABC News.