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Department of Justice official Tony West on the rise

Tony West, right, is likely to replace a top DOJ official. He’s pictured with acting New Jersey U.S. Attorney Gilmore Childers, left. (Julio Cortez/AP)

It’s not a done deal, but we’ve heard the phrase “almost certain.”

No word yet on who would replace West.

And in other DOJ revolving-door news, Michael DuBose, formerly Chief of the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section, has joined consulting firm Kroll. DuBose is managing director and cyber investigations practice leader for the company, which specializes in risk-management.

Emily Heil is the co-author of the Reliable Source and previously helped pen the In the Loop column with Al Kamen.


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