Al Sharpton An FBI Informant: 10 Things We Learned Of His Dime Dropping
Sharpton’s Identity Was Withheld By The FBI
With concerns raised about the discovery period when the Genovese issue went to trial, TSG was given a rewritten draft which carefully shrouded Sharpton’s involvement with the government. The affidavit’s final version, which, according to the site, was “submitted to two federal judges,” no longer included the disclosure that “CI-7” had “consensually recorded his conversations” with a gangster. The wise guy’s name was also deleted from the document, as was any reference to the Gambino or Genovese family.