FBI Probe Of Clinton Emails Now A Criminal Investigation
November 12th, 2015 • iizthatiiz
The FBI has expanded it’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails to determine whether the former Secretary of State violated U.S. Criminal Codes.
The section of the criminal code being explored is known as “statements or entries generally,” and can be applied when an individual makes misleading or false statements causing federal agents to expend additional resources and time. In this case, legal experts as well as a former FBI agent said, Section 1001 could apply if Clinton, her aides or attorney were not forthcoming with FBI agents about her emails, classification and whether only non-government records were destroyed.
… the FBI is doing its own classification review of the Clinton emails, effectively cutting out what has become a grinding process at the State Department.
… the FBI is identifying suspect emails, and then going directly to the agencies who originated them and therefore own the intelligence — and who, under the regulations, have final say on the classification.
… at least four classified Clinton emails had their markings changed to a category that shields the content from Congress and the public, in what State Department whistleblowers believed to be an effort to hide the true extent of classified information on the former secretary of state’s server.
One State Department lawyer involved in the alleged re-categorization was Kate Duval. Duval once worked in the same law firm as Clinton’s current and long-time lawyer David Kendall (read more at Fox News)