“It’s a strange case in terms of drawing analogies to because it’s not a violent crime,” Bayles said. “It’s not even so much a financial crime. And in some ways that may be why it was hard to get stuff out. I spent a lot of time thinking, ‘Who is this person?’ There was not a lot of detail about Dookhan.”
He said that realizing the scope of the scandal presented a challenge to everyone mired in it and that showed in the coverage.
“It was sort of a slow boil in terms of people, especially in the media, understanding the implications of the case,” he said.
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