Freedom of the Press Foundation sues the Justice Department for details about its push to block transparency reform | Freedom of the Press Foundation

Freedom of the Press Foundation has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Justice Department for all correspondence the agency has had with Congress over proposed FOIA reform bills that died last year in Congress, despite having unanimous support of all its members.

More than a year and a half ago, we received an anonymous tip that the Justice Department was trying to halt the modest and uncontroversial FOIA reform bills of 2014 that were supported by huge majorities in both house

Source: Freedom of the Press Foundation sues the Justice Department for details about its push to block transparency reform | Freedom of the Press Foundation

Feds charge former agents with bitcoin money laundering | TheHill

DOJ alleges agents funneled in an investigation to their personal accounts.

The Justice Department is charging two former federal agents who were investigating a black market digital currency website with stealing money they recovered.

The federal agents were part of task force that ultimately shut down the illegal Silk Road website in 2013, but not before Carl Force, an undercover agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration, and Secret Service special agent Shaun Bridges funneled bitcoin digital currency from the investigation into their personal accounts, the DOJĀ alleges.

Source: Feds charge former agents with bitcoin money laundering | TheHill