FBI Seizes Docs From Federal Watchdog

Obstruction issues may be behind raid on Office of Special Counsel
By Jonas Oransky,  Newser Staff
Posted May 6, 2008 1:33 PM CDT
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(Newser) – FBI agents raided the Office of Special Counsel today, serving subpoenas and seizing documents from agency chief Scott Bloch. Bloch, whose office protects federal whistleblowers, is being investigated for obstructing justice, the Wall Street Journal reports, with Bloch's use of an outside service to erase office computers being viewed as a possible cover-up in a 2006 investigation.