WUSA reporter Bruce Johnson is concerned his sources may not pick up the phone after it was revealed the FBI had recorded his communication with now-disgraced Washington, D.C. councilman Michael Brown.

“I’m not going to be surprised if I call someone at some point in the near future and they say ‘I can’t talk to you because the FBI might be listening,’” Johnson told reporter Bruce Leshan, a colleague at the Washington, D.C. CBS affiliate. “Bottom line, of course it’s unsettling when you get a call saying the FBI has heard part of your conversation.”

Johnson was told by an email from the U.S. Attorney’s office that “wire and/or electronic communications to or from your telephone were intercepted.” You can watch the video report after the jump. Read more