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We're checking some breaking developments in a story about a State Department whistle blower who says that she's been her -- since she first complain.
-- a cover up of some possible scandal sex scandals at the State Department in a new twist on this case look at this surveillance area.
It shows a group of burglars breaking into the Texas law firm that represents this woman who was the State Department -- -- -- out.
With hard drives and files Trace Gallagher is live in our Los Angeles there on SA -- Hey Martha the whistle -- name is a really a -- news that she's a former investigator for the state department's office of the inspector general and she's accusing a number of high level State Department employees and contractors.
All of soliciting sex from minors and prostitutes along with illicit drug use but she says the State Department is covering up the crimes by manipulating the investigations or calling them off all together now -- and is and is now represented by a Dallas law firm and that firm claims that she is being intimidated.
By the State Department harassing her and her family here's what the lawyer told meg and Kelly listen.
-- sent to law enforcement officers from the from the investigations division.
To her house and she was not home.
They first approached her twenty year old.
Then her seventeen year old.
Now since that interview that Dallas law office has been burglarized you can see the surveillance camera right there but -- the burglars who were caught on tape took three computers and broke into a file cabinet they left behind valuable other items like coins even silver bars.
They did not enter any of the other sweets on that floor even those some war unlocked now.
This -- the lawyer just -- thinks the crooks were searching for some documents -- We possess them.
And and other materials.
That could very well could have been.
The somebody was trying to obtain that information.
Now the State Department denies any involvement in this whatsoever saying and I'm quoting here any allegation that the State Department authorize someone to break into mr.
Schulman is -- -- firm.
Is false and baseless the lawyer by the way says he's not pointing fingers at the State Department though he does believe this crime.
Is politically motivated -- Vary insisting Trace thank you very much for more on this we now turn to the attorney whose office was broken into.
And really -- since lawyer -- Schulman we welcome you back act Karrie welcome good to have you here.
Thank you think you rumors -- this this video is incredible first of all you know -- investigation going at it seems to it to my -- at -- that these people are fairly -- on this video.
Any developments in catching -- Well first of all.
They were in the office multiple times over the weekend coming back and forth -- so.
They came in one time got a computer laughed came back got another computer and you can see -- casual they are.
I'm not I'm not pointing fingers at the department statement.
Let's take a look at the facts with regard to this Department of State.
Woman we know we're looking for somebody who's committed.
Crimes in the past State Department Jack.
We also know that the burglars left behind blood evidence and -- -- on the video.
So we know we're looking for somebody that's botched big jobs before State Department check.
And number three -- don't we know that.
The burglars have been unwilling to come forward.
Evidence of the crimes voluntarily.
And we don't know their whereabouts.
Check check now I'm not I'm not saying that it's the Department of State but I'll tell you this.
If the Department of State calls on this investigation.
And then later publicly comes out says they've investigated it and they've determined they did nothing wrong I think we should take a hard look at them.
Iowa we -- across -- originally come to -- and across the bridge that we're at right now we'll start with that.
But you didn't answer my question is there anybody you -- as evidence that looks like you're about to figure out who these two people water.
The police have blocked it out right they've got a video and they watched him come in and out where their hand prints on the door how close to that of figuring out who these individuals are.
I don't know how close they are they haven't communicated that to me I know that police have been very good locally.
I know that.
The management in the building has it's been diligent in getting all the video information.
Together for the -- -- let me ask is did you have any evidence that links them to the State Department to the administration to any of the people that would be directly affected.
By the investigation and the and that that case that you're bringing for your client.
No no I -- you know all kidding aside I was joking.
I don't know -- did it but I do you notice if you watch the video.
They come in.
You know before Saturday.
Breaking you know -- -- whole break in in the conference room -- they come back Saturday night at 830.
And they leave with one small box and it appears to be one computer box and they took boxes from our office and -- -- Isn't that they have they did -- files and those computers have the information about the case that you are pursuing for her -- and send.
On those files are those files missing from -- -- What I what I can say is I don't wanna be specific about how we store information for security purposes and where all -- -- stored -- that sort of thing.
But our computers are used email to prepare documents for client there are.
On those computers would be.
Pertinent information do all of our occasions including a really -- innocent.
Information communications with -- client.
Our computers contained attorney client privileged information confidential document.
-- see you say there's a lot of them get on there including -- that what it relates to the State Department case that -- percent I agree with you it looks very bad.
But we're gonna continue to keep take a look at it if you have any more act connections that you can bring to us we we welcome -- Karrie thank you very much thinking -- Thank you thank you very much I.
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