ATF Agent, US Attorney secret affair puts 212+ federal cases in jeopardy

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  1. noZme

    noZme New Member

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    CHATHAM CO., GA
    It's a courtroom drama that reads like a made-for-TV movie


    At this point, there is a lot more at stake than just careers. A secret five-year affair between a Savannah ATF agent and the attorney who prosecuted that agent's cases in federal court could affect cases that have already put people in prison.

    What a big mess! There is a lot more at stake than just careers at this point. Appeals are coming out of the woodwork!


    http://www.wtoc.com/story/28131675/atf-agent-assistant-us-attorneys-secret-5-year-affair-could-affect-more-than-200-federal-court-cases

    US Attorney, ATF agent affair subject of investigation by Justice Department's Office of Inspector General

    SAVANNAH, GA The fallout continues from an illicit affair between an ATF agent and an assistant U.S. Attorney who've both teamed up for more than 200 gun and drug cases.
    Not only is the affair facing continuous scrutiny, but it's now the subject of an investigation by Justice Department's Office of Inspector General.
    The affair between assistant U.S. Attorney Cameron Ippolito and ATF Special Agent Lou Valoze went on in secret for five years....

    http://www.wtoc.com/story/28253788/us-attorney-atf-agent-affair-subject-of-investigation-by-justice-departments-office-of-inspector-general

    http://www.jsonline.com/watchdog/watchdogreports/secret-affair-between-agent-prosecutor-taints-atf-stings-in-georgia-b99441553z1-291408601.html

    http://savannahnow.com/news/2015-02-04/federal-judges-sideline-prosecutor-agent-pending-probe-affair-trainted-prosectiions
     
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  3. PrairieWind

    PrairieWind Verified Attorney

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    I bet that chief US Attorney for that district is soooo pissed off right now. What a mess this will be.
     

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