Danny Casolaro and the Octopus: an investigative reporter "commits suicide" while investigating Iran-Contra. The internet conspiracy theorists have had a great deal of fun with this one over the years. In all the reporting out there, there is one allegation that has never been further developed: "The group had come together over a covert operation to invade Albania that was betrayed by famed British turncoat Kim Philby."

That operation was known as VALUABLE, BGFIEND, and OBOPUS.

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