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Calls for Reopening Investigation of Corruption at Los Alamos Nuclear Lab and of Suspicious Suicide of Ex-Deputy Director Richard Burick

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Los Alamos National [Nuclear] Laboratory, UPSHOT KNOTHOLE Grable

Questionable Suicide of Los Alamos National Lab Retired Deputy Director

At the beginning of February, 2016, three “whistleblowers sent a certified letter to Mr. Damon Martinez, the US Attorney for the District of New Mexico, asking him to reopen an investigation into fraud and corruption at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and the questionable suicide in 2002 of the then-recently retired Lab Deputy Director“, Richard Burick. http://nukewatch.org/pressreleases/NM-US-Atty-LANL-Fraud-PR.pdf

Why does it matter?

Renewing the investigation of Burick’s death, the whistleblowers say, may lead to evidence of greater corruption within the lab’s scandal-plagued management. See: “Whistleblowers Call for Inquiry into LANL Employee’s Death“, February 2, 2016: http://www.pogo.org/blog/2016/02/whistleblowers-call-for-inquiry-into-lanl-employee-death.html

Justice cannot be justice if it has time limits and Crimes May Continue

Many of Burick’s peers remain in leadership positions at LANL. Under their watch, two employees stole millions…

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February 23, 2016 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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