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Crime Federal prison guard charged with taking bribes

12:30  12 october  2019
12:30  12 october  2019 Source:

ACT/SAT administrator flips, pleads guilty in college admissions scam

  ACT/SAT administrator flips, pleads guilty in college admissions scam Igor Dvorsiky, the director of a West Hollywood private school, agreed to plead guilty to racketeering charges in the college admissions scandal.Dvorskiy, who headed the West Hollywood Test Center, was a former test administrator employed by the ACT and the College Board, which operates the SAT. He was paid by the scheme's mastermind, Rick Singer, to open his school for students whose parents paid to have their college entrance exam scores fixed, prosecutors said.

“Thomas took bribes instead of honoring his oath. He compromised his commitment to his fellow officers and the citizens who expect prison “The OIG remains committed to rooting out corruption within our federal prisons . Today’s guilty plea demonstrates that those who betray the trust of their

A federal corrections officer is accused of taking more than ,000 in bribes to smuggle cigarettes into a prison in Telfair County. Michael Kerr was indicted this week by a federal grand jury in Dublin. He's charged with bribery , taking contraband into a prison and making false statements to investigators.

MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say a federal prison guard in Florida has been charged with smuggling cell phones, cigarettes and other contraband into the facility where he worked.

Arrested man in handcuffs with hands behind back © BrianAJackson/iStock/Getty Images Arrested man in handcuffs with hands behind back

Court records shows that 47-year-old Victor DeJesus Jr. made his first appearance Friday in Miami federal court. He faces several charges, including conspiracy to defraud the United States and commit bribery and bribery of a public official.

Investigators say DeJesus was working as a correctional officer at the Federal Correctional Institution in Miami before his arrest this week. Officials say DeJesus has received thousands of dollars since as early as last December, when he began bringing the contraband into the low security prison.

Two inmates have also been charged in the case.

Federal court records didn't list an attorney for DeJesus.

Chinese national convicted for trying to export US military technology to China .
A Chinese national was sentenced Wednesday to 40 months in prison after being accused of conspiring to export U.S. military and space technology to China, the Justice Department said Friday.

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