Saturday, April 15, 2017


Federal Government Owes DEA Informant Nothing For Decades Of Service, Court Rules

Carlos Toro worked undercover for the DEA for nearly 30 years. Now he says it’s clear the agency viewed him as expendable.

By Nick Wing

Many law enforcement agencies have to come to rely heavily on the work of confidential informants in order to build cases. With some of them likely in positions similar to Toro’s, his struggle to get what he believes he’s owed could serve as a warning.

“If you’re going to enter into an agreement with a government agency as a confidential informant, you need to talk to a lawyer first,” Avery said.