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informant

noun accuser, adviser, announcer, appriser, auctor, communicant, communicator, dispatcher, divulger, enlightener, envoy, harbinger, information giver, informer, intelligencer, narrator, notifier, proclaimer, relator, reporter, source, spy, stool piieon, talebearer, tipper, tipster, witness
Associated concepts: paid informant, reliable informants, unnercover informant
See also: bystander, deponent, eyewitness, indicator, informer, source, spy, witness
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Ringleader Chrissie Moloney's attempt to wriggle out of the charges by revealing his work as a police informant could not save him from a 12-year jail sentence.
To be a police informant you have to mix with criminals or suspected criminals.
In Lalitpur, the insurgents killed a person they suspected to be a police informant.
TEN men have been jailed for five years for nearly killing a 27-year-old Bahraini after accusing him of being a police informant, while an 11th defendant was sentenced to 10 years behind bars.
A policeman and a police informant were also killed during a manhunt against the suspects, who were later arrested.
Summary: Appeal Court fines defendant Dh50,000 for selling methamphetamine to police informant
AFIVE-YEAR prosecution against a police informant who tried to expose a plot to smuggle PS13m of cocaine into the UK inside pineapples has "left him in a dark place", his brother said yesterday.
The IRA were apparently planning an attack at the Dominion Theatre in July 1983 in a bid to murder Princess Diana and Prince Charles but the man due to plant the bomb was a police informant.
Dubai - A 30-year-old traffic police officer has been sentenced to six months in jail by the Court of First Instance for accepting a Dh2,000 bribe from an undercover police informant.
15pm Fact-based thriller telling the story of Martin McGartland, who was recruited as a police informant in 1980s Belfast and sent on a mission to infiltrate the IRA.
WORCESTER -- A one-time police informant testified Friday that John Fredette told him he planned to kill Kevin Harkins if Mr.

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