Thursday, January 25, 2018


Gotta admire his initiative.

As a former high-stakes corporate-fraud prosecutor with the Department of Justice, he had secretly stockpiled sealed lawsuits brought by whistleblowers. Now, he would sell copies of the suits to the very targets of the pending government investigations — and his services to defend them.

Wertkin carried out his plan for months, right up until the day an FBI agent arrested him in a California hotel lobby.