Bondi’s Firings of June Clarkson and Theresa Edwards Need to be Investigated

But think of the message it sends. Get on the right side of these things or get a new job – and in this economy…


AG Firings Need to be Investigated

The whirlwind of controversy surrounding Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s forced resignations of two attorneys serving in the state’s economic crimes division is well deserved. There are enough red flags to suspect there were political motivations involved and the vague answers given so far remain less than adequate, to say the least.

Bondi’s office has only released a statement saying that the two attorneys, who were given the option to resign before being fired, were ousted for poor performance. That claim is in direct contradiction to their employee reviews. The fact that the two investigators were looking into a company, Lender Processing Services, that donated money to Bondi and many others in her party puts a stink on this that shouldn’t sit well with any taxpayer.

The two attorneys, June Clarkson and Theresa Edwards, have gone on record to say that they were asked immediately about that particular investigation, while describing a hostile environment that took shape when Bondi replaced fellow Republican Bill McCollum, who left the position to run for the GOP gubernatorial nomination.

Clarkson and Edwards were a major part of an effort that drew national attention to a systemic problem with so-called “robo-signers” and fraudulent foreclosure filings that had been making their way through Florida courts as a result. It is unfortunate to be able to so easily imagine a scenario where LPS‘s financial contributions and political connections will allow them to escape scrutiny, but to assert otherwise would be laughable.

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5 Responses to “Bondi’s Firings of June Clarkson and Theresa Edwards Need to be Investigated”
  1. Pam Bondi on transparency in public records & “serving the citizens of FL”
    At 2:42 on the video she says…. “no one wants to jeopardize a criminal investigation”


  2. lizinsarasota says:

    We all have to call Rick Scott and demand Bondi’s resignation. How can she represent us in negotiations with the other states’ attorneys general without them laughing her out of the room.
    She makes us look like fools.
    Give Rick a jingle: 850-488-7146.

  3. Readdocs says:

    Since the banks are now brazened in breaking and entering of private homes, such cases are being
    reported where they are now breaking into homes that are not nor have ever been associated with
    their business. This too is being looked at by the law as a civil matter. Will the law then consider when
    these people start being shot and maybe killed for such crimes be considered civil matters as well?

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