Fraud Lands Ex-National Archives Worker In Jail

Law360, New York (November 30, 2010, 7:41 PM EST) -- A former employee of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration has been sentenced to 15 months in prison after pleading guilty to stealing almost $1 million from the agency by paying out phony and inflated bills submitted by a co-conspirator.

James Clay Whitson was also ordered to pay restitution of more than $950,000 during his sentencing Monday by Judge Alexander Williams Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

Whitson, 45, was a property management specialist for the NARA facility located in College...
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