Being a whistleblower plaintiff's attorney when taking on the powers-that-be is hard enough without things like this: a break-in in which the thieves took three computers but left silver bars. That is what happened to Dallas firm Schulman Mathias, which represents a State Department whistleblower.
If not an official operation, was the theft politically motivated? Or is there another explanation? Answers to those questions will have to abide investigations by the Dallas police and FBI.
We will follow this story and report developments as they become available.