Murtha was dirty

The FBI has released documents on its quiet investigation of the late John Murtha (D-PA). The FBI’s conclusions will not be surprising to anyone familiar with Murtha:

The FBI field agents concluded that “the relationships between Congressman John Murtha … and employees and partners of KSA Consulting provide for a potential Honest Services Fraud … if Congressman Murtha influenced the awarding of contracts to KSA-controlled entities or clients, in exchange for some personal benefit to the Congressman. KSA principals may also have committed Honest Services Fraud by lobbying Murtha to direct earmarks to KSA clients who ‘passed-thru’ the funds to subcontractor firms that did little actual work and were owned by KSA principles.”

No one was ever charged in the investigation. The reason is not clear from the documents.

(Via Instapundit.)

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