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Watchdog Report Criticizes DEA's Use of Confidential Sources

A government watchdog says the Drug Enforcement Administration does a poor job of overseeing payments to the confidential sources it uses. The Justice Department's inspector general issued a critical report Thursday of the DEA's use of confidential informants.   The report says the DEA had paid nearly $500,000 to a confidential source who was no longer supposed to be used as a source after being found to have given false testimony in trials and depositions.   The...

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