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      Mich. man claims he told US where bin Laden was

      A request to speak with Lee was made to the law firm. The FBI didn't immediately comment.

      GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - 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 Friday by The Associated Press from a Chicago-based 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.

      A request to speak with Lee was made to the law firm. The FBI didn't immediately comment.(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)