Protester Says He Didn’t Plan Lease Bids

New York Times: An environmental protester charged with fraudulently buying federal oil and gas leases at an auction here in 2008 took the witness stand at his criminal trial on Wednesday and told the jury he had acted spontaneously, with no clear plan or intent to harm. "My intent when I got in there was to wave a red flag,' said the defendant, Tim DeChristopher, 29, who faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted of making false statements and disrupting a federal auction. Only as the auction proceeded, he......

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