In East Germany, there was one Stasi agent or informer for every 63 citizens, records show.
He becomes an informer, setting up an arrest that will alter the lives of both his sister and Shireen.
It was then that Vera Lengsfeld learned that that the Stasi informer code named “Donald” was her husband, Knud Wollenberger.
He started as a KGB informer in the 1930s in London, while working as a London Times correspondent.
There was always the fear that your neighbor, your colleague or your co-traveler might be an informer.
The informer, blank-faced and stern, noted the crime and informed the police.
I hold my pardon, and care not a maravedi for spy or informer.
The informer had been confined in the public prison, guarded by two sepoys.
Indeed, Thrasymachus, and do I really appear to you to argue like an informer?
The informer received his liberty and twenty thousand asses.
late 14c., enfourmer "instructor, teacher," native agent noun from inform and also from Old French enformeor. Meaning "one who gives information against another" (especially in reference to law-breaking) is c.1500.