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It could also be that the authorities are grabbing everyone involved and
will sort it out later.

Just my thoughts.

On Fri, May 3, 2013 at 12:04 PM, Polhemus, William

> Just a different way of looking at things.
> Here, this would be a civil matter unless the engineer were "criminally
> negligent," which holds a much higher threshold of proof.
> The notion that if you make a legitimate mistake, you go to jail, is
> considered bizarre in the U.S.
> If the guy was colluding with a constructor, for instance, that would be
> different. But the burden of proving that would be on the state.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at) [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)] On
> Behalf Of Mansoor Khan Sent: Friday, May 03, 2013 11:18 AM
> To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)
> Subject: RE: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Structural engineer arrested in Bangladesh
> He should have put his concerns in writing as well as reported it to the
> concerned authority. We now have more than 500 deaths and many are still
> unaccounted for.

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