WLOX Editorial: What better way to punish a greedy thief than to take away money

WLOX Editorial: What better way to punish a greedy thief than to take away money

This week we saw more sentences handed down to those involved in Department of Marine Resources corruption. It is clear that the whole DMR scandal was driven by greed.

Dishonest and greedy public officials were given a variety of jail or probation sentences. We are glad that the sentences also included fines and orders for restitution of hundreds of thousands of dollars. That is taxpayer money that absolutely should be taken back. And what better way to punish a greedy thief than to take away money.

That's our opinion, we would like to hear yours. Email your thoughts to editorials@wlox.com.

Rick Williams
WLOX-TV General Manager

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