(National Sentinel) Political corruption: A lawyer involved in bringing a class-action lawsuit against the Democratic National Committee on behalf of supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders said the organization is rife with corruption and called it “the ultimate Ponzi scheme.”
In an exclusive interview with Breitbart News, the lawsuit the disgustingly dishonest “mainstream” media refuses to cover is about to take a new turn: Discovery. And Attorney Jared Beck of Beck & Lee Trial Lawyers, the firm representing the class of Bernie supporters, believes much will be uncovered.
Backers of Bernie Sanders are suing the Democratic National Committee (DNC) for fraud based on last summer’s hacks revealing systemic bias for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 primary campaign.
The class-action lawsuit, Wilding v. DNC Services Corp., is underway in federal court in Florida, where it is awaiting a ruling on the DNC’s motion to dismiss heard in April. The plaintiff class, Bernie donors who also gave money to the DNC under the assumption of its impartiality in the 2016 primary contest between Clinton and Sanders. The suit alleges fraud, negligent misrepresentation, unjust enrichment, and a consumer protection violation.
The claims are based on the celebrated leaked emails and memos from the “Guccifer 2.0” hacks last June. The leaks appear to show direct assistance of Secretary Clinton to the detriment of Senator Sanders. The novel legal theory is based on the donors having been duped by the DNC’s claims of impartiality.
There has already been controversy. Just recently someone using a voice-altering program called the offices of Beck & Lee inquiring about the case; in a follow-up, investigators quickly learned that the number where the call originated was associated with the congressional office of Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, the former head of the DNC fired after the email controversy exploded last summer.
“The incident was startling at the time it happened and we are still very puzzled and concerned by it. The caller had altered his or her voice to be unrecognizable, and refused to identify themselves,” Beck told Breitbart when asked about the call.
“But please understand that this is just one in a number of disturbing events that have occurred throughout the case … I have no idea who was behind the call, but according to the Defendants, the matter has been referred to the Capitol Police,” he added.
Asked about the merits of the case, Beck said he believes firmly that the donors who filed the class-action suit have a good fraud case to make.
“If there is anything ‘new,’ it is the application of these principles to the sphere of political campaigns,” he said.
“I would think of this as a case against the ultimate political Ponzi scheme,” Beck continued. “We are used to the concept of Ponzi schemes in the investment world. In my view, the DNC is really no different: it was purporting to be ‘selling’ a fair primary process but in reality was serving as a front for the Hillary Clinton campaign. People lost well over $200 million as a result.”
Lawyers for the DNC have asked the court to dismiss the case; that is currently under consideration. But if the court orders the case to proceed, then discovery begins, and Beck feels confident he and his clients will learn quite a bit more.
“If we do get to the discovery phase, I think it is safe to say that we expect to find much more evidence of the DNC’s misconduct, with the publicly released material being only the tip of the iceberg,” he said. “Also, we will be able to place all of the material witnesses under oath and take their depositions.
“In addition, we will be able to conduct discovery on the question of how the DNC’s internal documents came to be placed into the public domain by Guccifer 2.0 and WikiLeaks, which may ultimately be the most important question of all,” Beck noted.
And then, grab your popcorn. It should be entertaining.