DealBook columnist Peter J. Henning argued yesterday that the shredding of thousands of pages of documents “looks more like corner cutting to avoid cumbersome federal regulations.” But in a letter sent last week to the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Office of Inspector General (OIG), whistleblower attorney Gary Aguirre suggests there may be more to it than that, and raises new questions about the SEC’s alleged document destruction policy. One of those key questions, which so far seems to have eluded Henning and other close observers, is this: who at the SEC authorized the policy?
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