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In 40 pages of FBI reports on Lewis and more than 900 pages on Patrick that I obtained through open records requests, nothing suggests Lewis was an informant.
The FBI deployed an undercover informant who posed as a member of Hamas, the Palestinian terrorist group, and offered to help the suspects obtain explosives and training.Global Right-Wing Extremism Networks Are Growing. The U.S. Is Just Now Catching Up.|by Sebastian Rotella|January 22, 2021|ProPublica
They threatened to arrest him if he didn’t agree to become an informant.Supreme Court rules for Muslims placed on no-fly list after refusing to become FBI informants|Robert Barnes|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
Those authorities ultimately used an informant to weed out their resistance efforts.A lesbian couple who scattered ‘butterflies’ to undermine the Nazis|Karen Tucker|December 4, 2020|Washington Post
The FBI said it became aware of the activity through social media and also relied on an informant to collect information from within the group.Militia tied to plot to kidnap Gov. Whitmer was removed from Facebook in boogaloo purge|Taylor Hatmaker|October 8, 2020|TechCrunch
She needs to make sure the informant is alive, but he needs him dead.‘The Good Wife’ Star Mike Colter Defends Lemond Bishop’s Killer Instincts|Kevin Fallon|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In April of this year, the FBI tried to recruit a member of the Guantanamo defense team as an informant.A Navy Lawyer Cries Foul on Gitmo’s Kafkaesque Legal System|Eleanor Clift|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Agents contrived for one paid federal informant and then another to introduce themselves into his life.The Loser Who Wanted to Be the ISIS Agent Next Door|Michael Daly|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead, he was offered a deal: permission to stay, if he became an informant.
They want the benefits of being an informant and the income from doing something illegal.
When Aunt Ri heard that Farrar had fled the country, she pushed up her spectacles and looked reflectively at her informant.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
He denied it at once, wanted to know the name of her informant, and finally laughed the whole matter out of her mind.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
To himself, he could give no reason for establishing the identity of the smoking-compartment informant.The White Desert|Courtney Ryley Cooper
From any other informant I would not have accepted this statement as probable, still less as true.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks
So far as I could learn from my informant, the case was one of flagrant persecution, with no culpable occasion behind it.Silver Chimes in Syria|W. S. Nelson