Michigan Man Wants $25M Reward for Osama Raid

He says he told FBI where bin Laden was hiding
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Nov 1, 2013 5:30 PM CDT
Michigan Man Wants $25M Reward for Osama Raid
This undated file photo shows Osama bin Laden.   (AP Photo, File)

(Newser) – A Michigan man claims he tipped federal investigators to the location of Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan years before his killing and is seeking the $25 million reward. A letter obtained by the AP from a law firm representing Grand Rapids resident Tom Lee says the 63-year-old gem merchant reported the location of bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad in 2003. The letter sent by the Loevy & Loevy law firm to FBI Director James Comey in August says a Pakistani intelligence agent told Lee that he escorted bin Laden and his family from Peshawar to Abbottabad. The FBI didn't immediately comment. (Read more Osama bin Laden stories.)

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