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Obama CIO Stole Shirts From JC Penney

Kundra comes across as 'petty thief with bad taste in clothes'

(Newser) - Days ago, it emerged that President Obama’s Chief Information Officer once pleaded guilty to theft; now the Business Insider comments on what Vivek Kundra stole: $134 worth of JC Penney shirts. “At an average of $33.50 a pop, they weren't even nice shirts, even in 1996 dollars”...

Obama's CIO Once Pleaded Guilty to Theft

Embattled Kundra swiped less than $300 back in 1997

(Newser) - Vetting blunders don't get much more basic than this: Vivek Kundra, Barack Obama’s embattled Chief Information Officer, has a criminal record, Gawker’s Owen Thomas reports. Kundra, who’s currently suspended because of unrelated bribery charges against an employee, pleaded guilty to stealing less than $300 in 1997, according...

Obama Aide on Leave After DC Raids
Obama Aide
on Leave After DC Raids

Obama Aide on Leave After DC Raids

Computer chief isn't charged, but his old office is involved

(Newser) - President Obama's new computer chief is on leave after the FBI raided his old DC government office and arrested a city employee and a technology consultant on corruption charges, a White House official said. Vivek Kundra has not been charged, and he does not appear to be a target of...

Bribery Sting Nets Employee of Obama Tech Appointee

Vivek Kundra not linked to DC investigation: FBI

(Newser) - FBI agents raided the office of the District of Columbia’s chief technology officer today as part of a federal bribery investigation, WTOP-AM reports. The FBI arrested an employee of the agency and a private contractor who has received several hundred thousand dollars in city contracts. Vivek Kundra, President Obama’...

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