Judicial Watch • Archives for 2006

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Democrat Pleads Guilty to Credit Report Crim

From Newsmax.com: A former Democratic operative will plead guilty to illegally obtaining Republican Senate candidate Michael Steele’s credit report. Lauren Weiner, who was a researcher for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) last year when she accessed the credit data, has worked out a plea agreement, said her attorney Whitney…

Government Incompetence in Oregon

Portland officials spent millions to build a fancy state-of-the-art jail that they can’t afford to operate and the effect could be deadly for residents of Multnomah County since a record 5,000 violent criminals were released last year due to lack of jail space. Wapato Jail cost $59 million and was…

Govt. Contractors Don’t Pay Taxes

A Senate panel is finally investigating why the U.S. Government allows private companies with lucrative federal contracts to avoid paying millions of dollars in taxes each year. A study published by the Government Accountability Office reveals that thousands of contractors owe more than $6 billion in taxes yet continue to…

In-Depth Look Into Hillary’s Scandalous Past

Hillary Clinton’s Culture of Corruption: The Scandal Queen. Sounds appropriate given the subject’s well-documented public career. It’s actually the title of a seven-part series, launched this week by New Media Journal, detailing the New York senator’s scandal-plagued career with colorful anecdotes and fascinating figures. The eight-page

Corrupt Mayor’s Race Defense Weak

After a seven-week trial, former Atlanta mayor Bill Campbell’s race-based defense didn’t get him completely off the hook since a federal grand jury found him guilty of tax evasion, though it acquitted of the more serious racketeering and fraud charges. Corruption was so widespread during Campbell’s two terms as mayor…

Secret Gov. Report Documents Weak Port Security

Security was the big bipartisan outrage surrounding the idea of an Arab company (Dubai Ports World) controlling American ports so it’s ironic that there has been no mention of a costly three-year study revealing that security is already so weak that terrorists could easily smuggle weapons of mass destruction into…

U.S. Agents Smuggle Mexicans For Cash

Two high-ranking U.S. Border Patrol supervisors who helped create a successful anti-smuggling program, have been arrested for smuggling migrants for a Mexican trafficking organization in exchange for bribes. Federal authorities say the agents, Mario Alvarez and Samuel McClaren, raked in more than $300,000 in cash to release apprehended immigrants. They…

More Fraud In Connecticut Gov’s Office

The Connecticut Governor’s office can’t seem to steer clear of political scandal. Less than two years after one governor resigned to serve a sentence in federal prison, the woman who replaced him is in hot water for violating election laws. Sixteen top administrators in Governor Jodi Rell‘s administration were fined…

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