The FBI has launched a sweeping investigation into the circumstances surrounding a former U.S. Department of Justice attorney who was arrested in January after he was caught trying to sell a secret whistleblower lawsuit. According to Bloomberg, FBI agents are questioning Justice Department lawyers about Jeffrey Wertkin, their former colleague who left the agency last April to work for a private D.C. firm. Investigators are trying to determine whether someone within the Justice Department provided Mr. Wertkin a copy of the False Claims Act lawsuit or if he took a copy with him when he left the agency. An FBI ... Read More
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