Faux Spy That Bilked EPA Deserves 3-Year Sentence, DOJ Says

Law360, New York (December 13, 2013, 7:05 PM EST) -- The former high-ranking U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official who has pled guilty to defrauding the agency of nearly $900,000 while pretending to be a CIA spy isn't receiving leniency from the government, which on Thursday requested he receive a jail sentence of 30-37 months.

The U.S. Department of Justice told a Washington federal judge that John C. Beale should receive a midrange sentence that could leave him incarcerated for more than three years and face up to $60,000 in fines on top of the nearly $1.4...
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