Hillary Clinton’s State Department’s lethal incompetence may turn out to be exceeded only by its gross, stomach-turning corruption.
Last July, you may remember, the offices of a Dallas law firm representing Aurelia Fedenisn, a former investigator at the State Department’s Office of the Inspector General, were broken into. The firm Schulman & Mathias was the only suite burglarized in the high-rise office building, although an unlocked office nearby was left alone.
Foreign Policy reported:
Burglars stole three computers and broke into the firm’s file cabinets. But silver bars, video equipment and other valuables were left untouched, according to local Fox affiliate KDFW, which aired security camera footage of the suspected burglars entering and leaving the offices around the time of the incident.
“It’s a crazy, strange and suspicious situation,” attorney Cary Schulman told Foreign Policy.“It’s clear to me that it was somebody looking for information and not money. My most high-profile case right now is the Aurelia Fedenisn case, and I can’t think of any other case where someone would go to these great lengths to get our information.”
Whistleblower, Aurelia Fedenisn, is the former investigator at the State Department’s Office of the Inspector General who said she was threatened by Regime goons after turning over documents to Senator Ted Cruz, last June, alleging cover-ups of investigations involving State Dept. employees using drugs and prostitutes. Fedenisn claimed that senior State Department officials interfered with the investigations she was involved in, and then interfered with a report about the interference, causing it to be watered down. In other words, they tried to cover up wrongdoing – and then tried to cover up the cover up.
The New York Post now reports that the personal e-mail account of a the Diplomatic Security Service Criminal Investigator who has been helping Fedenisn, was hacked and “four years worth of messages — some detailing alleged wrongdoing at the agency — were deleted.”
The computer attack targeted the Gmail account of Diplomatic Security Service criminal investigator Richard Higbie, his lawyer, Cary Schulman, confirmed.
“They took all of his e-mails and then they deleted them all,” said Schulman. He said that he could not prove who was responsible for the hack job, but said the attack was “sophisticated” and called the targeting of Higbie “alarming.”
“Obviously, somebody is not happy with something he’s doing and wanted to get that information and also cause him an inability in the future to have ready access to that,” Schulman said.
The e-mails included evidence about misconduct by top officials at the department, communications with other potential whistleblowers there, and correspondence with members of Congress who are investigating the allegations, Schulman said.
They also include correspondence between Higbie and Schulman about legal strategy, the lawyer said.
Schulman said he could not provide details about the evidence deleted with the e-mails.
Higbie has asked the FBI in Dallas, where he lives, to investigate the hacking, which occurred this month.
Higbie played a key role in helping fellow whistleblower Aurelia Fedenisn, a former investigator for the department’s inspector general, reveal in June a pattern of alleged coverups by top department officials.
The alleged coverups included keeping quiet separate IG investigations that found that members of then-Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton’s security detail had engaged hookers and that the Belgian ambassador had solicited underage prostitutes.
Schulman said, “We feel like we’re in a movie. It’s nuts. It makes us wonder . . . . maybe we’ve got something we don’t even realize or maybe they’re worried about something.”
Frances Martel at Big Government notes that Higbie has had significant disputes of the human resources variety with the State Department.
This year, he sued Hillary Clinton, has been antagonized for attempting to demote Higbie for not accepting assignments abroad while his daughter was battling a terminal illness, according to reporting by Fox News’ James Rosen (who has been antagonized by the White House some himself). According to Rosen’s report, some State Department officials may have even committed perjury while testifying for the State in that case.
Forces loyal to Hillary appear to be in the process of covering something pretty nasty up.
Operation “Clear the decks” is in full force.