Senator Lisa Murkowski is calling for an investigation into why the Justice Department is not prosecuting former Veco executive Bill Allen. He was accused of transporting an under-age girl across state lines for sex – a federal crime. Murkowski has expressed frustration and disgust that Allen hasn’t been pursued for the alleged offense and told APRN last week she’s concerned the Justice Department might be giving him a pass because he helped them out during the trial of the late Senator Ted Stevens. Allen was the government’s key witness in that case, which failed after it was revealed prosecutors were concealing evidence from Stevens’ lawyers.
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