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7:22 am, September 1, 2014

Crime of the Week

Each week, Federal News Radio's Ciera Crawford highlights federal employees and government contractors charged with defrauding the government. Have a tip or want to contact Ciera? You can do so by email or phone, (202) 895-4825.

Army captain sentenced for kidnapping, assault

An Army officer was convicted of violating three military laws including abusive sexual contact, kidnapping and assault.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 03:30am EDT

FBI, HUD investigate state official in bid-rigging scheme

Walter Guillory, the former executive director the Lafayette Housing Authority and Opelousas Housing Authority, both in Louisiana, pleaded guilty to bid-rigging and wire fraud.

Friday - 06/13/2014, 04:00am EDT

Blue Angels commander reprimanded for 'hostile work environment'

Capt. Gregory McWherter, a former commanding officer of the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels, was found guilty of failing to stop repeated examples of sexual harassment and condoning widespread lewd practices within the squadron.

Friday - 06/06/2014, 04:00am EDT

Former contractor pleads guilty to fraud scheme

Former contract employee was charged with allegedly defrauding the United States in connection with a contract to provide reconstruction-related services in Afghanistan.

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 04:47pm EDT

Third Navy officer pleads guilty in bribery scheme

U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Layug pleaded guilty in an alleged bribery scheme involving Singapore-based defense contractor Glenn Defense Marine Asia.

Thursday - 05/22/2014, 02:44pm EDT

Former Walter Reed employee gets 5 years for stealing drugs

Issa Koroma, a former pharmacy technician at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland, was convicted of stealing prescription drugs from Walter Reed and the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital in Virginia.

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 12:34pm EDT

10 USPS workers charged with workers' compensation fraud

Ten Postal Service employees and one former civilian firefighter for the Navy are charged with allegedly exaggerating the injuries they received on the job.

Thursday - 05/08/2014, 04:01pm EDT

Soldier pleads guilty to role in fake referral bonus scheme

A National Guard sergeant was one of 24 individuals who pleaded guilty in a defrauding scheme that cost the Army National Guard more than $30,000 in loses.

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 05:38pm EDT

Coast Guard convicts petty officer of sexual assault

Petty officer convicted of sexually assaulting a fellow member of the Coast Guard after a get-together in late 2012.

Friday - 04/25/2014, 04:17am EDT

Va. defense contractor pays $1.1M to clear name

Computer Sciences Corporation agreed topay $1.1 million to resolve the allegations that the company submitted to false resumes to qualify for higher paying positions.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 03:39pm EDT
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