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Bribery arrests in Kundra's DC office

Reuters reports that the FBI raided the former office of Vivek Kundra, just appointed to be the nation's CIO, and arrested two people in a corruption probe on Thursday, but Kundra is not a target of the investigation.Yusuf Acar, apparently the chief security officer for the CTO's office, and Sushil Bansal were arrested on bribery charges.
Written by Richard Koman, Contributor
Reuters reports that the FBI raided the former office of Vivek Kundra, just appointed to be the nation's CIO, and arrested two people in a corruption probe on Thursday, but Kundra is not a target of the investigation.

Yusuf Acar, apparently the chief security officer for the CTO's office, and Sushil Bansal were arrested on bribery charges. Bansal heads Advanced Integrated Technologies Corp, a tech firm that has won city contracts in the past.

According to court documents, Acar was accused of conspiring to commit bribery, fraud, money laundering and conflict-of-interest violations while Bansal was accused of conspiring to commit bribery and money laundering.

According to the documents, they allegedly took part in a variety of schemes, including billing for so-called "ghost employees," that involved stealing money from the government of the District of Columbia.

There's no suggestion that Kundra had any knowledge of the scheme.

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