SEC officials ‘lawyering up’

Under intense scrutiny from congressional critics and a probing inspector general, current and former Securities and Exchange Commission officials have been lawyering up, sometimes at their own expense. The practice reflects the highly charged atmosphere at the SEC and one of the costs of government service when investigations can put careers, reputations and more on the line. It goes all the way to the top.

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