A Top DOI Official Allegedly Violated Federal Ethics Rules. New FOIA Documents Shed Light on His Apparent Misdeeds.

The Campaign Legal Center, a nonpartisan government watchdog group, filed an ethics complaint with the DOI's Office of Inspector General against Domenech and a number of his colleagues over alleged ethics violations. The Inspector General's office subsequently opened an official investigation into the matter. The probe is ongoing. Delaney Marsco, an attorney and ethics expert at the Campaign Legal Center, whose organization filed an ethics complaint against Domenech in February of this year, wrote in an email that the newly reported Domenech activities on behalf of TPPF are "further evidence that top Interior officials are routinely disregarding ethics rules in order to prioritize the interests of their former employers and former clients."

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