Skip to comments.Climate change expert's fraud was 'crime of massive proportion,' say feds
Posted on 12/16/2013 1:45:17 PM PST by edwinland
The EPAs highest-paid employee and a leading expert on climate change deserves to go to prison for at least 30 months for lying to his bosses and saying he was a CIA spy working in Pakistan so he could avoid doing his real job, say federal prosecutors.
Follow @NBCInvestigates John C. Beale, who pled guilty in September to bilking the government out of nearly $1 million in salary and other benefits over a decade, will be sentenced in a Washington, D.C., federal court on Wednesday. In a newly filed sentencing memo, prosecutors said that his lies were a "crime of massive proportion" that were offensive to those who actually do dangerous work for the CIA.
Beales lawyer, while acknowledging his guilt, has asked for leniency and offered a psychological explanation for the climate experts bizarre tales.
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Can anyone think of an appropriate analogy for this request??
Has anybody ever signed off on a review for this thief?
His entire career is fraudulent.
I guess he ran out of false stuff to say about Climate Change, so made up another way to defraud us.
Apparently the attorney thinks two wrongs make a right.
You ask a wonderful question.
Where do we go to get our money back?
So the highest paid guy at EPA at 206k was also their climate change expert and helped to write the Clean Air Act.
And the media is surprised that this guy was a total fraud stealing a million from the government for over a decade?
I think anyone knowledgable would think that one implies the other and should have expected this.
30 months? how about 30 years along with everyone else who knew and did nothing.
I’d give him a + if he wasn’t creating or enforcing any EPA regs.
That might even be worth the salary we paid.
Don’t show up for a year and a half and get paid any way.
nice ‘work’ if you can get it.
I say give him the death sentence for crimes against humanity.
The USAs highest ranked elected official and a leading expert on almost nothing deserves to go to prison for at least 30 months for lying to those who elected him and saying they can keep their health care and that he was working on his golf game so he could avoid doing his real job, say federal prosecutors.
Barry Soeterro (aka Barack 0bama) hopefully will plead guilty before September to bilking the government out of nearly $645 million in salary and other benefits over a three year period for a website. In a newly filed memo, prosecutors said that his lies were a "crime of massive proportion" that were offensive to those who actually work.
Soeteros lawyer, while acknowledging his guilt, has asked for leniency and offered a psychological explanation for the bizarre tales.
No but I can think of some good punishment ideas.
That was my first thought too, how on earth can somebody pull that off? The must be so little oversight for this to happen, can you imagine how much fraud there must be going on in these institutions? ...it seems you’ve never “heard it all” after all, it’s nuts. ...wondering who is this mans supervisor?
Maybe he can get a job as a Presidential sign language interpreter.
0bambi has ben negotiating agreements with terrorist regimes to reduce nuclear or chemical weapon ‘emissions’. But that naïve nonsense only distracts from his domestic misdeeds.
Compared to 0bambi, Bernie Madoff and John Beale are as pure as the Pope.
30 years with only CFL bulbs in their cells.
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