California man accused of lying about White supremacy membership on job application for national defense contractor

A Rolling Hills man who was accused of being a member of White supremacist groups and lying about it on a job application agreed to plead guilty to a felony charge on Wednesday, Oct. 14, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

Decker Hayes Ramsay, 23, was charged with making the false statements in April 2018 to try to obtain national security clearance and employment at a major national defense contractor, the Department of Justice said in a statement. Ramsay, who federal officials said has connections to two hate groups, allegedly failed to disclose his past membership on an Electronic Questionnaire for Investigations Processing.

He faces up to five years in prison if convicted.

Ramsay agreed to plead guilty to the felony charge, meaning he signed a plea agreement with prosecutors. He has not pleaded guilty yet, which would come later in front of a judge, said Ciaran McEvoy, a Department

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