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More on Los Alamos whistleblower being severely beaten

More on Los Alamos whistleblower being severely beaten
More on Los Alamos whistleblower being severely beaten

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-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: [Politech] Los Alamos whistleblower severely beaten, warned 
to shut up [fs]
Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2005 12:52:32 -0500
From: Jeff Bachtel  
To: Declan McCullagh  
References: <> 

Hey Declan, more on the whistleblower beating: 

An attack on a Los Alamos nuclear lab auditor outside a bar was
unrelated to his status as a whistleblower, authorities said Thursday,
calling into question the man's allegation that he was beaten to
ensure his silence.


On Mon, Jun 06, 2005 at 07:52:28PM -0400, Declan McCullagh wrote:
> See:
> The FBI and the Santa Fe Police Department are conducting a joint 
> investigation into an attack Sunday on a Los Alamos National Laboratory 
> who has alleged financial impropriety at the facility, according to law 
> enforcement officials.
> Tommy Hook, an auditor at Los Alamos National Laboratory, was assaulted 
> and severely beaten in the parking lot of Cheeks, a Santa Fe strip club, 
> at about 2 a.m. Sunday. Susan Hook, the victim's wife, Bob Rothstein, 
> his attorney, and Chuck Montano, a fellow Los Alamos whistleblower, said 
> Monday that Hook was at the club to meet with another employee who 
> claimed to have information that would support charges of wrongdoing.
> [...remainder snipped...]

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