Slattery, an independent, licensed polygraph operator, was employed by law enforcement authorities to question a suspect. During the testing, which was conducted over two days, the suspect confessed to killing a guard in a Wells Fargo robbery, a crime about which the suspect was not being questioned. The suspect was convicted and sentenced for the murder. Slattery claimed a $25,000 reward Wells Fargo had offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons participating in the shooting. Is Slattery entitled to the reward?
The question belongs to Law and it discusses about claiming a reward by an independent polygraph operator who is questioning a suspect for an altogether different case. The validity of claiming the reward has been answered in the solution.
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