Opinion

September 3, 2010

Commentary: Alaska is right to review Bill Allen sex abuse case

There are no guarantees that the state will pursue the case, but Alaskans should be glad that Attorney General Dan Sullivan is reviewing the sex-abuse investigation of former Veco president Bill Allen. The decision this summer by the federal Department of Justice to drop the case against Allen — a convicted felon and key government witness in the state political corruption scandal — angered many Alaskans and left alleged victims wondering why they endured the pain of coming forward.

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