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ALL nimoRarioN corTAZwED HEREIN 15 UNCLASSIFIED DAME 06-24-2018 Bx[————Jusre¢ UNCLASSIFIED// FD-1040a FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION Beles SOURCE CLOSING COMMUNICATION prc bID -1 aaa ee SLATES ETE EL z z Tere CHS is being dosed. Note: Cause is defined as any Individual net suitabte for vous action by, or as a CHS. ‘previously unknown facts/eircumstances, that deem the Clasing for Cause is based on the facts and circumstances 3s determine Is a decision based on the seriousness of the viciation. The following are possible re for Cause: Unauthorized Criminal Activity, Serious contrel pro General Reason for Closin; Provide additional details: CHS confirmed to an outside third party that CHS has a confidential relationship with the FBI. CHS was used as 2 source for an oniine article. In the article, CHS revealed CHS' relationship with the Fal as well ac formate {hat CHS obtained and provided to FBI. On November 1, 2016, CHS confirmed all ofthis to the handling agent At that time, handling agent advised CHS that the nature of the relationship between the FBI and CHS would change completely and that it was unlikely that the FBI would continue a relationship with the cris Additionally, hang ling agent advised that CHS was not to operate to abtain any intelligence whatsoever on behalf of the PEL [nn ones Mas operat to Obtain any ill gence whatsgever on ase basis. Closing for Cause Sons which may justify Closing sms, Unreliable, and Viola Confidentiality revealed ‘the CHS: ‘was notified of deactivation a FBI SA: 7) bre -2 bIE -2,3 CHS Response: ‘acknowledged receipt and understanding of the notice to close. [FD-1040a, Page i of 2 FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION 1371 1 UNCLASSIFIED //PDUS od