Fake CIA Spy Who Defrauded EPA Gets 32 Months In Prison

Law360, New York (December 18, 2013, 3:27 PM EST) -- A former high-ranking U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official who has admitted to stealing nearly $900,000 from the government while posing as a CIA agent was sentenced to 32 months in prison by a Washington federal judge on Wednesday.

Once a deputy assistant administrator at the EPA's air office, John C. Beale will spend the next 2 1/2 years behind bars after pleading guilty to theft of government property. Beale has already paid the government nearly $1.4 million in fines and restitution after confessing to his crime...
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