DOJ recommends contempt proceedings over John Doe leak, mishandling of evidence

At least one person illegally removed documents from the old GAB and leaked them to The Guardian, but the needed proof does not exist to convict anyone, the state DOJ concluded in a report released today.
Still, the 92-page document paints the Government Accountability Board as being sloppy in its handling of the records. That, along with what the Department of Justice said was a partisan atmosphere at the defunct agency, opened the door to the leak and now prevents prosecutors from proving criminal liability.
It also recommends contempt proceedings against nine people who worked for the GAB, ...

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