Ronald Rankins is an informant. He testified against his friend Lonnie
Lundy in a drug conspiracy trial under an agreement with prosecutors that
his sentence would be lowered in exchange for his assistance. Later,
Rankins recanted his testimony.
"Tony" is an informant. A former drug dealer, he was caught in a
conspiracy case years after he stopped all involvement with drugs. He
cooperated with the government, testifying against a number of major
dealers, only after they indicted his mother and his brother. He is now in
the witness protection program living under an assumed identity.
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