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Prosecutors Protecting Friends – rampant corruption

· Police Beat (luke 3:14) · 1 Comment

A worthless person, a wicked man, Walks with a perverse mouth;
(Proverbs 6:12)


The Democratic Pennsylvania attorney general who shut down a sting operation that was only able to nab Democratic politicians now refuses to justify that decision and has lawyered up.

The sting, set into motion in 2010 by Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s predecessor, was designed to catch dishonest politicians in the act of accepting bribes in the form of cash and gifts.

Kane began shutting down the operation soon after she assumed office in 2013, and made it official on March 14. By that time, the investigation had reportedly yielded some 400 hours of audio and videotaped bribe offers to politicians. In a statement to the Philadelphia Inquirer, “Kane called the investigation poorly conceived, badly managed, and tainted by racism,” as the paper reported.

Rather than justify her decision, Kane chose to attack those who questioned it, according to the Inquirer:

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  • Scott Hembree

    Thanks to one of the commentators for this article:

    Washington State Legislature:

    RCW 42.20.100
    Failure of duty by public officer a misdemeanor.

    Whenever any duty is enjoined by law upon any public officer or other person holding any public trust or employment, their wilful neglect to perform such duty, except where otherwise specially provided for, shall be a misdemeanor.

    [1909 c 249 § 16; RRS § 2268. Prior: Code 1881 § 889; 1854 p 90 § 82.]

    Notes:
    Official misconduct by public servant: RCW 9A.80.010.