> Elizabeth Pierce allegedly tricked investors into pouring $250 million into a fiber optic scheme by forging revenue agreements
Literally advises people on making fraudulent investments.
I thought for a second it said Ajit Pai was arrested and I almost had a salvation experience.
Goddamn, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York is busy this week.
> Pierce was tapped by Pai in April of last year to be the chair of the BDAC, which he formed “to accelerate the deployment of high-speed internet access, or broadband, by reducing and removing regulatory barriers to infrastructure investment.
Evidently one of those barriers was honesty. If you don’t have the contracts forge the signatures or [comments ](https://www.npr.org/2017/12/14/570262688/as-fcc-prepares-net-neutrality-vote-study-finds-millions-of-fake-comments
). She complained about the regulations that said revenue agreements had to be legit. Why is my confidence in the FCC and Pai shaky.
I'm sure she'll learn her lesson with the small fine and suspended sentence. That'll teach her.
I can't decide if this is "So much winning we're sick of it" or "draining the swamp".
Ugh damn my improper title reading skills... I got excited
Turds tend to clump together when they are flushed.
99% of people thought Ajit Pai was arrested.
I said it elsewhere, but I seriously hope he dropped and shattered that giant Reeses mug of his in shock when he found out that he and his cronies are not quite as untouchable as he thought.