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Bribery, compromised officials leave indicted financial-crime suspects free from prosecution under Holder’s DOJ

Posted By admin On February 2, 2012 @ 4:44 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Matthew Boyle
Daily Caller [1]
February 2, 2012

A U.S. Justice Department [2] source has told The Daily Caller that at least two DOJ prosecutors accepted cash bribes from allegedly corrupt finance executives who were indicted under court seal within the past 13 months, but never arrested or prosecuted.

The sitting governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands, his attorney general and an unspecified number of Virgin Islands legislators also accepted bribes, the source said, adding that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder [3] is aware prosecutors and elected officials were bribed and otherwise compromised, but has not held anyone accountable.

The bribed officials, an attorney with knowledge of the investigation told TheDC, remain on the taxpayers’ payroll at the Justice Department without any accountability. The DOJ source said Holder does not want to admit public officials accepted bribes while under his leadership.

That source said that until the summer of 2011, the two compromised prosecutors were part of a team of more than 25 federal prosecutors pursuing a financial crime ring, and at least five other prosecutors tasked to the case were also compromised by the criminal suspects they were investigating, without being bribed.

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[1] Daily Caller: http://dailycaller.com/2012/02/01/bribery-compromised-officials-leave-indicted-financial-crime-suspects-free-from-prosecution-under-holders-doj/

[2] Justice Department: http://topics.dailycaller.com/politics/justice-department.htm

[3] Eric Holder: http://topics.dailycaller.com/politics/obama-administration/eric-holder.htm

[4] Justice Department shields Holder from prosecution after contempt vote: http://www.prisonplanet.com/justice-department-shields-holder-from-prosecution-after-contempt-vote.html

[5] Obama asks Holder to investigate Holder’s investigation: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-asks-holder-to-investigate-holder%e2%80%99s-investigation.html

[6] Issa to Holder: You can still avoid contempt if you give up Fast and Furious documents: http://www.prisonplanet.com/issa-to-holder-you-can-still-avoid-contempt-if-you-give-up-fast-and-furious-documents.html

[7] Now, 90 congressmen have ‘no confidence’ in Holder or believe he should quit: http://www.prisonplanet.com/now-90-congressmen-have-%e2%80%98no-confidence%e2%80%99-in-holder-or-believe-he-should-quit.html

[8] Holder may be holding on to private emails about Fast and Furious: http://www.prisonplanet.com/holder-may-be-holding-on-to-private-emails-about-fast-and-furious.html

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