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Information broker

A Quarren information broker

"An information broker owed me a favor, and I called it in."
―Lando Calrissian[1]

Information brokers, also known as informants, were private consultants, smugglers, or slicers who provided information and intelligence for credits. In the galaxy, they were sometimes referred to as code dealers, infochants, or sluicers.

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Information broker TotG

A Rodian information broker

Kyle Katarn came to Nar Shaddaa to receive information about the death of his father from the information broker droid 8t88, although the droid ended up betraying him. R2-D2 and Chewbacca attempted to receive information from an information broker on Nar Shaddaa concerning the Darksaber project, Durga the Hutt and Daala's mysterious Imperial fleet. The Assembler known as Balancesheet was an infochant, as well as his predecessor and creator, Kud'ar Mub'at. Talon Karrde was a well-known information broker who assisted the New Republic during the Thrawn campaign and the Yuuzhan Vong War.



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