Trump’s installed Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is under criminal FBI investigation for scamming millions of dollars from customers in an invention promotion scheme.
According to The Wall Street Journal:
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is conducting a criminal investigation of a Florida company accused of scamming millions from customers during the period that Matthew Whitaker, the acting U.S. attorney general, served as a paid advisory-board member, according to an alleged victim who was contacted by the FBI and other people familiar with the matter.
World Patent Marketing, based in Miami Beach, shut down last year after being accused by the Federal Trade Commission of scamming customers out of $26 million. The company charged would-be inventors thousands of dollars to patent and promote their inventions, but provided almost no real services and threatened those who complained, the FTC said. The FTC’s action was a civil proceeding. The existence of a continuing FBI investigation suggests authorities are also looking into potential criminal charges.
Trump Adds A New Member To His Criminal Administration
Whitaker is another example of Trump hiring “the best people,” and by the best people, we mean people most likely to end up behind bars in an orange jumpsuit. It has been clear from day one that only the most corrupt of the corrupt would choose to work for a president and an administration that is the most overtly criminal in modern US political history.
Trump Top Law Enforcement Officer In The Country Is Under Criminal Investigation
The fact that the person that Trump installed to be the top law enforcement officer in the country is under criminal investigation says everything about the Trump administration. Trump isn’t just trying to escape justice. The President Of The United States is trying to corrupt an erode national institutions that deliver justice.
Mark Whitaker should be nowhere near, much less running, the Department of Justice.
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Correction: A previous version of this article misidentified Matthew Whitaker as Mark Whitaker.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is also a White House Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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