Informant Says DEA Trashed Docs To Avoid $34M Payout

Law360, New York (August 18, 2011, 4:19 PM EDT) -- A U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration informant on Tuesday asked the U.S. Court of Federal Claims to order a retrial and sanction the government for its alleged destruction of evidence showing the DEA backed out of an agreement to pay her $34 million for undercover work.

The informant, referred to by enforcement agents as “Princess,” said documents produced by the government in her liability suit showed the government destroyed key audio and video tape evidence that would have supported her allegations that it breached contract by failing...
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