Don't put anything past Brian Ross. A few seconds Googling will find numerous stories about how Ross and the G.M. exploding truck fiasco.
This is not Brian Ross's first brush with ignominious reporting. He was involved in the affair in which NBC reporters arranged for GM trucks to be rigged with explosives to start fires at staged crash for Dateline NBC. GM sued and NBC settled, and subsequently Ross and others lost their jobs. He was almost immediately picked up by ABC.
Why are both liberal and conservative journalists saying that he is a good reporter and journalist?