OH, GOODY: 30,000 ‘Missing’ Emails From IRS’ Lerner Recovered

Published on November 22, 2014

Well, well, well, looks like someone has some explaining to do. Let’s see what these emails uncover.

By Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner

Up to 30,000 missing emails sent by former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner have been recovered by the IRS inspector general, five months after they were deemed lost forever.

The U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) informed congressional staffers from several committees on Friday that the emails were found among hundreds of “disaster recovery tapes” that were used to back up the IRS email system.

“They just said it took them several weeks and some forensic effort to get these emails off these tapes,” a congressional aide told the Washington Examiner.

Read more: Washington Examiner

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