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Informants are a double-edged sword




August 21, 2009

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Informants are a double-edged sword
Informants are a double-edged sword While confidential informants can be incredibly valuable sources of information, running a CI is a delicate operation even under the best of circumstances, and poses a wide array of problems and pitfalls. The first and most obvious issue is that most people who have access to the inner workings of a criminal organization, and therefore the most valuable intelligence, are themselves criminals.

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