What did we expect? A government clerk is in charge of handing out millions of dollars worth of homes to sell in a completely secret and non-competitive process. What might a real estate broker do for that clerk? Would they buy them lunch? Would they buy them a car? Would they send their kid to college? What other result should we have expected? All of this entirely predictable, of course. Click on the thumbnail image below for more, even though you know how this turns out.
Settle down. Nobody’s going to jail. Welcome to life in a banana republic.