informant


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one who gives incriminating information about others

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According to testimony heard earlier in court, the informant told police that a few days before Christmas 2017, the 26-year-old told him he was planning to plant a bomb but did not elaborate.
Informants can get even higher prize if they can information about undisclosed foreign assets, cases of tax evasion and benami transactions.
All these revelations highlight how the FBI is using informants to create unrest and fund terrorism in Pakistan.
DeLuca's filing points to the use of a confidential informant during the police investigation into Cichy, O'Brien and Hudak.
Under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000, an 'authorising officer' for a public body like a police force can give permission to recruit an informant if it is deemed necessary for national security or preventing or detecting crime and disorder, among other reasons.
The NSPCC said it was "appalled" that a sex offender had been recruited as an informant.
Four informants received a total of P4.83 million in cash rewards from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Wednesday.
Acting on a tip-off, drug enforcement officers commissioned an informant to contact the defendants and set up a meeting with them to collect the pills in February.
Nigel Wilkinson, who worked as both an informant handler and informant controller, told The Journal turning to the criminal underworld, however risky, is sometimes the only way to find the information.
"For example, if you catch a burglar and you pay an informant PS200 you've prevented burglaries - that's wonderful cost-effective policing.
Mr Woods said a regular informant may get PS20 to PS40 'here and there', but generally most get a one of payment of PS120 to PS200 if information led to the arrest of a drug dealer.
THE PS5m bungled prosecution of a police informant who was put on trial for a crime he tried to prevent can today finally be told.
Another ranking NPA leader, arrested with the help of a military informant, was Dominiciano Muya, also known as "Atoy" and "Marco", who was charged with the crimes of robbery with double homicide and damage to properties in Agusan del Sur and multiple murder and double frustrated murder in Malaybalay City.
He wrote a report saying that the informant's car had been slightly damaged in the front after it hit the pavement.
Fitzgerald, a former Drug Enforcement Administration agent, police sergeant and training instructor, and current attorney, trial consultant, and international criminal law advisor specializing in criminal informant and cooperating witness issues, details the law, policy, and procedure for working with informants and cooperating witnesses and in undercover investigations.
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