Investors scramble to make a new company and win more government contracts.
Rinse and repeat.
Like that single IT contractor that was handling systems for at least a dozen US Congress members and was found sending money and data to Pakistan... and it was basically covered up with no action taken except by Debbie Wassermann Schultz to threaten the investigators because it was her IT guy... ah, good times.
I mean, would have been jail for most people grossly mishandling confidential info and negligently supporting what was almost certainly a state sponsored operation. We know only low end people go to jail for that.
edit: Well, the reason it was memory-holed is a little obvious to me now.
Though the earlier reporting on the matter makes it clear why some people may have had the impression you have:
You might want to read that again. None of the claims in that WaPo article are actually refuted. WaPo does a good job at telling you what you SHOULD think, but there is no defense of DWS there.
For example, "He wasn't trying to flee [with a last second ticket to Pakistan], see, he bought a round trip ticket!" is some ostrich head in the sand level reasoning.
Good actual write up.
Basically the guy stole enough and knew enough to get a plea from the DOJ, and disappeared.
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