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WASHINGTON News: Former HUD Employee, Kevin Jones Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribes from Government Contractor

Admits Taking Gifts in Return for Preferential Treatment on Contracts WASHINGTON – Kevin Jones, 48, a former contract oversight specialist with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), pled guilty today to a federal bribery charge stemming from a scheme in which he provided non-public information about pending HUD contracts to a business … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: Former HUD Employee, Kevin Jones Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribes from Government Contractor

WASHINGTON News: Amber R. Crowder, Former D.C. Schools Employee and Business Owner Plead Guilty to Federal Charge in Bid-Rigging Scheme

Schools Employee Helped Steer Nearly $300,000 Contract to Her Friend WASHINGTON – A former employee of the District of Columbia Public Schools and a business owner, her longtime friend, pled guilty today to a federal mail fraud charge stemming from a bid-rigging scheme involving a government contract valued at nearly $300,000. The announcement was made … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: Amber R. Crowder, Former D.C. Schools Employee and Business Owner Plead Guilty to Federal Charge in Bid-Rigging Scheme

WASHINGTON News: Business Owner, Vashawn Strader Sentenced to Prison Term for Bribing District of Columbia Government Employee

Defendant’s Crimes Cost Government More Than $300,000 WASHINGTON – Vashawn Strader, 40, of Washington, D.C., was sentenced today to 18 months in prison for bribing an employee of the District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) to get favorable action on government contracts. The announcement was made by U.S. Attorney Jessie … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: Business Owner, Vashawn Strader Sentenced to Prison Term for Bribing District of Columbia Government Employee

WASHINGTON News: New York Man, Tony John Evans Pleads Guilty to Federal Extortion Charge

Defendant Pretended to be a Mobster in a $4 Million Extortion Scheme WASHINGTON – Tony John Evans, 30, formerly of New York, N.Y., pled guilty today to extortion related to a wide-ranging scheme that caused a Maryland man to embezzle more than $4 million from his employer in Washington, D.C., announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: New York Man, Tony John Evans Pleads Guilty to Federal Extortion Charge