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Informer

Battus
revealed theft by Mercury; turned to touchstone. [Gk. and Rom. Myth.: Walsh Classical, 47]
Cenci, Count Francesco
old libertine ravishes his daughter Beatrice. [Br. Lit.: Shelley The Cenci; Magill I, 131]
Chambers, Whittaker
(1901–1961) chief witness in perjury trial of Alger Hiss (1949). [Am. Hist.: NCE, 501]
Dean, John W., III
(1938— ) chief witness and informer against Nixon in the Watergate hearings. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2939]
Judas Iscariot
led armed band to Gethsemane and showed them which one was Jesus. [N.T.: Matthew 26:46–50; Mark 14:42–45; Luke 22:47–48; John 18:1–8]
Morgan le Fay
reveals Lancelot and Guinevere’s affair to Arthur. [Arthurian Legend: Harvey, 559]
Nolan, Gypo
betrays friend to police for subsistence money. [Irish Lit.: The Informer]
Peachum, Mr.
informer and fence for stolen goods. [Br. Lit.: The Beggar’s Opera]
Teresa, Vincent
wrote a book in which he revealed inner workings of the Mafia. [Am. Lit.: My Life in the Mafia]
Valachi, Joe
(1903–1971) New York gangster who revealed the inner operations of the Mafia. [Am. Hist.: Facts (1971), 436]
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Aside from the Friends' informer (that his friends would do so) the list included two levels for the probabilities of Personal Risk and Societal Risk as well, for personally offering recompense, and for assuming damages paid by insurance.
"We were tipped off that a Pakistani national possessed a quantity of heroin and would deliver a part of it for free to our informer," an anti-narcotics police officer said.
They say police withheld information about Lynda's status as an informer until it was too late for them to use it at their trial.
Selon le coordinateur du Mouvement, Mohamed Lachine, nombre de ressortissants egyptiens aux USA et dans des pays europeens ont appele les membres du mouvement a se rendre a l'etranger pour informer ces pays sur la revolution du 30 juin ecartant ainsi tous les qualificatifs errones de coup d'Etat.
Fans of "Batman: Arkham Asylum" and "Batman: Arkham City" have plenty to celebrate following the announcement of "Batman: Arkham Origins." (http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2013/04/09/may-cover-revealed-batman-arkham-origins.aspx) Game Informer revealed the May cover of their magazine which also served as the game's announcement.
Summary: Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], July 18 (ANI): Maoists killed two tribals over suspicion of being police informers in Veeravaram village in Visakhapatnam district late on Wednesday, police said.
Alleging that the leader was working as a police informer and trying to eliminate the Maoist organisation in the area, they dragged him across the border to Chhattisgarh district.
Key words: Representation, Euro centrism, Native Informer, Islam.
A tax informer has filed an estafa case against Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno for turning down his P33.7-billion informer's reward claim on the alleged ill-gotten and untaxed wealth of the late President Marcos.
Islamabad -- Prime Minister has given approval for constituting Whistle Blower and Vigilation Commission (WBVC) to ensure the oversight of corrupt officers and employees and to protect the corruption informer employee.
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has given an approval for constituting the Whistle Blower and Vigilation Commission (WBVC) to ensure the oversight of corrupt elements, besides the protection of the corruption informer. The approval was given during the PM'sbriefing on legal amendments in a meeting of a legal task force on Thursday.