Inside the Mind of a Snitch

Ronald Rankins

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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