US contractor is jailed for role in theft ring at base in Afghanistan

US contractor is jailed for role in theft ring at base in Afghanistan


KABUL, Afghanistan — An American contractor has been sentenced to over three years in prison for his involvement in a theft ring at a military base in Afghanistan.


In addition to a 41-month imprisonment, Larry J. Green was ordered to pay nearly $180,000 in restitution by a Virginia court on Thursday, the Justice Department said in a statement Thursday.


Green pleaded guilty in July to conspiring to defraud the U.S. government and commit theft worth $300,000 while working in Afghanistan. He also pleaded guilty to an additional charge of theft and aiding and abetting the submission of false statements.


The illegal activity occurred at Kandahar Airfield in southern Afghanistan during a period of several months in 2015, the statement said. During that time, Green negotiated the sale of items — including generators and

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US contractor is jailed for role in theft ring at base in Afghanistan – Middle East

US contractor is jailed for role in theft ring at base in Afghanistan


KABUL, Afghanistan — An American contractor has been sentenced to over three years in prison for his involvement in a theft ring at a military base in Afghanistan.


In addition to a 41-month imprisonment, Larry J. Green was ordered to pay nearly $180,000 in restitution by a Virginia court on Thursday, the Justice Department said in a statement Thursday.


Green pleaded guilty in July to conspiring to defraud the U.S. government and commit theft worth $300,000 while working in Afghanistan. He also pleaded guilty to an additional charge of theft and aiding and abetting the submission of false statements.


The illegal activity occurred at Kandahar Airfield in southern Afghanistan during a period of several months in 2015, the statement said. During that time, Green negotiated the sale of items — including generators and

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Ex-Ga. Judge Not Blocked From Bench After $15K Court Theft

Law360 (November 16, 2020, 6:31 PM EST) — A former Georgia state court judge who resigned after stealing $15,675 from his court’s registry tied to a case he worked on while in private practice can seek and hold judicial office in the future, the Georgia Supreme Court ruled Monday, rejecting a call that he be permanently banned.

Georgia justices held in a per curiam opinion that former Pike County Superior Court Judge Robert M. “Mack” Crawford doesn’t deserve to be permanently barred from holding judicial office after he serves a year-long probation. Crawford was sentenced in February on a criminal theft charge, but he has returned the money he stole in late…

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Suburban contractor pleads guilty to theft

A suburban contractor accused of everything from skipping rent to botched building projects and bouncing checks pled guilty to one felony count of theft related to the only case he was charged in.

Christopher Everett pled guilty to taking more than $50,000 to build a garage in Oak Brook that he did not complete. He has agreed to pay back that money and participate in the DuPage County sheriff’s work program.

“They gave him two weeks ‘hard labor’ picking-up garbage, kids could steal a pack of cigarettes and get more time than that,” said Terry Newsome, who scoured court records to find several other people who also claim they were victimized by Everett.

“We all came together as victims, citizens, to protect other citizens,” said Everett’s aunt Barb

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NHS Fraud and Hampshire police investigate money theft at Portsmouth NHS contractor

Portsmouth Primary Care Alliance (PPCA) reported the loss to Hampshire police and the NHS Counter Fraud Authority after the theft was reported on September 28.

A 44-year-old man from Portsmouth attended a police station voluntarily and gave an interview under caution.

Police could not confirm how much money was transferred but the PPCA told The News that the investigation won’t affect services for patients.

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A statement from the PPCA said: ‘We have reported to the police and the NHS Counter Fraud Authority after discovering money missing from the PPCA account. As an investigation is on-going we’re not able to comment further.

‘This investigation won’t impact on our ability to deliver services. We remain able

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Fond du Lac County contractor charged with theft, bail jumping

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (WBAY) – Action 2 News has learned a Fond du Lac County contractor facing multiple theft cases has been charged again.

Adam Walsh of Van Dyne is charged with theft by a contractor between $2,500 and $5,000.

A person in Fond du Lac went to police earlier this month, saying they paid Walsh $4,450 to work on their deck, and showed police a contract signed on May 30. When months went by, the person texted their concerns to Walsh and received a reply from someone saying their name was Abigail and that Walsh was in the hospital and received no further replies.

Police say they tried reaching Walsh at the phone number provided to the victim and didn’t receive a response.

In addition to theft, Walsh is charged with two felony counts of bail jumping and a misdemeanor for bail jumping.

Walsh is currently out on

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Adam Walsh of Fond du Lac charged with contractor theft of over $100,000

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Adam Walsh (Photo: Courtesy of Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office)

FOND DU LAC – A 36-year-old Fond du Lac man being held in custody faces multiple charges on accusations that he collected money from customers as a contractor and failed to complete any projects. 

Customers say they were bilked by Adam Walsh out of more than $100,000, according to prosecutors. 

Walsh was charged last week in Fond du Lac County Circuit Court with theft by contractor and three counts of bail jumping. While out on bail for a previous felony offense, Walsh, operating under the name Walsh’s Contracting, was hired in May to replace a deck on a house on Rose Avenue in the city of Fond du Lac.

The homeowner paid Walsh $4,450 to complete the contracted work. The checks were cashed but the work went undone, court records state.

In August the homeowner texted Walsh about

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Killings, land theft surge in Central America to feed our love of beef

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Welcome to Climate Point, your weekly guide to climate, energy and environment news from around the Golden State and the country. In Palm Springs, Calif., I’m Mark Olalde.

Let’s start with some electrifying — perhaps charged — news. Only weeks after California announced a goal to ban the sale of new internal combustion engine cars by 2035, New Jersey began speeding down the same turnpike. E&E reports that the Garden State is the second state to make the commitment, calling for a similar ban, also by 2035. Who’s next?

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Theft of condo association funds does happen

Robert Ducharme
 |  Portsmouth Herald

“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.” –Mahatma Gandhi

Very few associations suffer the devastating effect of having someone (e.g. a board member, officer or a manager) steal the association’s money. But it happens.

One property manager in New Hampshire was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison and ordered to pay back over $900,000 stolen from 27 condo associations she was managing. A little closer to the seacoast, one property manager in Exeter was convicted of stealing over $67,000. And it’s worse than it reads because most associations don’t report the matter to the police for fear of the fallout. If your association makes the internet because you were not watching your money, the publicity may very well make it hard to sell units in the association, and certainly dampen the value as compared to units in other

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Is home title theft a real thing? You bet it is, and here’s how to protect your property

Have you heard the commercials for a company, Home Title Lock, warning about how the title to your home can get stolen without you knowing it?

So many Texans have written The Watchdog to learn more.

“Are home title ads a scam or is this a real problem?” one man asked me.

“I figured the commercials for this were like many, playing on the fears of people, just to make money,” another said.

And another: “I am skeptical and would appreciate your advice.”

The Watchdog surveyed the county clerks in Dallas, Denton, Collin and Tarrant counties. I also talked to the company that bombards us with advertising.

I have experience covering this. A decade ago, I told the story of Norris Fisher, who stole 170 homes in Tarrant County (some kind of record) before he was shipped off to prison.

So yeah, it’s real. Crooks can forge names and use

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