Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Former CIA #3 Convicted of Fraud

Kyle "Dusty" Foggo, the one time executive director of the CIA, on Monday, became the highest ranking official in the CIA to be convicted 0f criminal charges. The LA Times reports that he plead guilty to one charge of fraud, which eliminated 20 other charges he was facing. Foggo directed business amounting to $100 million to longtime friend Brent Wilkes while he worked in Germany as a procurement officer. He could face up to 20 years in custody and $250,000 in fines. His friend, Brent Wilkes, is currently serving a 12 year sentence for bribing Senator Randy "Duke" Cunningham. Cunningham is also serving an 8 year prison sentence after pleading guilty to to taking $2.4 million in bribes for defense contracts.

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