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SPECIAL AGENT. A special agent is one whose authority is confined to a particular, or an individual instance. It is a general rule, that he who is invested with a special authority, must act within the bounds of his authority, and he cannot bind his principal beyond what he is authorized to do. 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1299; 2 John. 48; 1 Wash. C. C. lT4; 5 John. 48; 15 John. 44; 8 Wend. 494.

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If you are approached and questioned by special agents, you should ask them for their business cards and politely state that you do not want to answer any questions and that your attorney will contact them.
FBI Special Agent in Charge Gregory Jones said that 10 individuals, including three top aides to Campbell, have already been convicted or pleaded guilty as the result of a five-year investigation that turned up "numerous allegations of corruption, bribery, tax fraud, perjury, obstruction of justice, and illegal campaign contributions.
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