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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 MURDER CHICAGO DIDN’T WANT TO SOLVEBY MICK DUMKEFEBRUARY 25, 2021PROPUBLICA
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 ROTELLAJANUARY 22, 2021PROPUBLICA
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 INFORMANTSROBERT BARNESDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Those authorities ultimately used an informant to weed out their resistance efforts.
A LESBIAN COUPLE WHO SCATTERED ‘BUTTERFLIES’ TO UNDERMINE THE NAZISKAREN TUCKERDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON 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 PURGETAYLOR HATMAKEROCTOBER 8, 2020TECHCRUNCH
When Aunt Ri heard that Farrar had fled the country, she pushed up her spectacles and looked reflectively at her informant.
RAMONAHELEN 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 MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
To himself, he could give no reason for establishing the identity of the smoking-compartment informant.
THE WHITE DESERTCOURTNEY 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 MUSICIANFREDERICK 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 SYRIAW. S. NELSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INFORMANT

  • agent provocateur
  • betrayer
  • blabbermouth
  • canary
  • decoy
  • deep throat
  • double-crosser
  • fink
  • informant
  • informer
  • narc
  • nark
  • plant
  • police informer
  • rat
  • rat fink
  • shill
  • sneak
  • snitch
  • snitcher
  • source
  • spy
  • squealer
  • stoolie
  • tattler
  • tattletale
  • tipster
  • turncoat
  • weasel
  • whistle-blower
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