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“I believe the case against Mr. Zucker should never have gotten started without an affirmative Commission vote approving the issuance of a complaint against him,” she wrote. This lawsuit consumed two years of Zucker’s life and will cost him as much as $375,000 plus more in legal fees; now, after the case is settled, she speaks out?

With the announcement of a settlement, the government accountability law firm Cause of Action is dropping the countersuit it filed on Zucker’s behalf, but will continue its efforts to uncover why the agency went after him in the first place through Freedom of Information Act litigation. It’ll be interesting to see what Cause of Action can uncover.