Newswire: A Department Of Labor employee sold bootleg DVDs out of a government office

As reported by CNN, a former employee of the Department Of Labor recently confessed to running a bootleg DVD operation out of the department’s Washington D.C. headquarters. Now, we don’t really follow what’s happening in the government here at The A.V. Club—at least beyond which political figures are being lampooned on The Simpsons this week—so we don’t know if this is the biggest scandal to have ever hit the Department Of Labor, but it is certainly a scandal. Also, we’re not sure what the Department Of Labor is or does, but that’s not really relevant. (It has nothing to do with giving birth, right?)

Anyway, the guy—Ricardo Taylor—pleaded guilty to a federal charge of copyright violation, and he was sentenced to 24 months of probation with no time in prison. Taylor worked in the Department Of Labor for …

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