Feds Raid Obama Appointee's Office– 2 Arrested
The FBI raided the former office of Obama administration official Vivek Kundra in a corruption probe on Thursday and arrested 2 employees in a sting operation.
Obama named Kundra, 34, to be the federal government’s chief information officer last week, responsible for overseeing the government’s computer systems.
WASHINGTON – A D.C. Office of the Chief Technology Officer employee and a private contractor have been arrested in a federal bribery sting, sources tell WTOP.
D.C. Office of the Chief Technology Officer employee Yusuf Acar and Advanced Integrated Technologies Corporation (AITC) President and CEO Sushil Bansal have been arrested, sources tell WTOP.
Acar, 40, was taken into custody Thursday morning by FBI agents at his home in Northwest D.C.
In 2008, Bansal’s firm received .Net Development Support and Peoplesoft Consulting Support contracts from the D.C. Office of the Chief Technology Office totaling $350,000.
AITC has also received contracts from the D.C. Department of Motor Vehicles. In 2008, Bansal received the Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the Association of Indians in America, according to AITC’s Web site.
The FBI is now serving a search warrant at the office of D.C.’s Chief Technology Officer, WTOP has learned.
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Meanwhile… Obama’s urban policy czar Aldolfo Carrion is in hot water for not paying for work he had done to his home.