USAID Contractor Exec Stole $1M In HIV, Health Funds: Feds

Law360, New York (April 11, 2012, 7:31 PM EDT) -- Federal prosecutors alleged Wednesday a former executive at a contractor for the U.S. Agency for International Development stole more than $1 million from a global public health program, spending money intended for the fight against AIDS on expensive cars and home renovations.

Mark-Anthony Elisha Adams, 43, and his wife, Latasha Bell, 36, of Fort Washington, Md., pled not guilty to charges including wire fraud, mail fraud, conspiracy to launder money and aggravated identity theft in Washington federal court Wednesday.

Prosecutors allege Adams used his position as...
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