Unless they threatened them with physical harm if they did not go along with it, it's not technically entrapment. It sure is part of the bag of dirty tricks they commonly use though.
I've know a few FBI heros and each of them had the attitude that fits the stereotype. From a moral standards point of view, there was little separating them from the people they put behind bars. People like having power. It's a small percent that view that power as responsibility rather than a license to enjoy inflicting that power over others they view as lesser beings.