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Defendant may be told identity of confidential informant (access required)

The defendant was entitled to know the identity of the confidential informant who witnessed three controlled drug buys. Although the government argued an undercover officer could corroborate the buys and that it had audio and video of the transactions, these arguments were insufficient to overcome the defendant’s right to the informant’s identity. Background This matter is before ...