FBI Doesn't Have To Reveal Employer-Informant

Law360, New York (April 27, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Federal Bureau of Investigations has the right to keep the identity of an informant secret from a person identified in a tip, an appeals court has ruled in a case in which a former gas station employee was attempting to find out if one of his managers had accused him of terrorist activity.

The Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit on Thursday sided with the FBI in a four-year fight over access to FBI files under the federal Freedom of Information Act and Privacy...
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