George Steinbrenner: from criminal to FBI informant
It’s been a great day for George Steinbrenner Freedom of Information Act requests. Earlier today was the release of documents in which The Boss suggested that his lawyers forced him to blatantly campaign finance laws. Now comes word that, in the runup to getting a pardon from President Reagan, Big Stein assisted the FBI ... somehow:
Anti-terrorism is a noble thing, but I wonder what the second investigation was. An investigation in which, according to the FBI, Steinbrenner “provided the FBI with valuable assistance.”
That memo came in 1988, so I’m going to assume it was Don Slaught or Mike Pagliarulo-related. Your guesses in the comments.