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American Contractor Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Steal Government Equipment from U.S. Military Base in Afghanistan
justice.gov ^ | October 13, 2020 | Department of Justice

Posted on 10/13/2020 1:24:25 PM PDT by ransomnote

An American military contractor pleaded guilty today to her role in a theft ring on a military installation in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

Acting Assistant Attorney General Brian Rabbit of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney G. Zachary Terwilliger of the Eastern District of Virginia, and Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) John F. Sopko made the announcement.

Varita V. Quincy, 35, of Snellville, Georgia pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Douglas E. Miller to one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States and one count of making false official statements.  Sentencing is set for Feb. 23, 2021 before Judge Rebecca Beach Smith.

Quincy admitted that, between April 2015 and July 2015, she, Larry J. Green of Chesapeake, Virginia, and others conspired to steal, and did steal, equipment and property of value to the United States while working for a government contractor operating on Kandahar Airfield, in Kandahar, Afghanistan.  Kandahar Airfield was used by U.S. military forces to support U.S. military missions throughout Afghanistan. 

Quincy was a supervisor in the office that issued security badges required for the movement of personnel and property on and off Kandahar Airfield.  Quincy admitted that as part of the conspiracy, Green identified items of value to steal, such as vehicles, generators, refrigerators, and other equipment.  Green negotiated the sale of those items with persons outside of the installation.  Quincy then facilitated the thefts by creating false official documents, or instructing those she supervised to prepare such documents, to facilitate the entry of unknown and unvetted Afghan nationals and their vehicles on to the military installation to remove the stolen property.  Quincy shared in the profits from this scheme.  The false documents she created, or directed others to create, were used to deceive security officers and gate guards and thereby compromised the security and safety of the military installation.

Quincy’s co-conspirator Green pleaded guilty on July 8, 2020, to one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States and commit theft of property of value to the United States worth over $300,000, one count of theft of property of value to the United States; and one count of aiding and abetting the submission of false statements.  His sentencing is scheduled for Nov. 19, 2020.

SIGAR investigated the case with help from Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID) and the 939th Military Police Detachment of the Indiana Army National Guard.  Trial Attorneys Sasha N. Rutizer of the Criminal Division’s Human Rights and Special Prosecutions Section, Rosaleen O’Gara of the Criminal Division’s Public Integrity Section, and Assistant U.S. Attorney Joseph Kosky of the Eastern District of Virginia are prosecuting the case.

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I love it when I see criminals being prosecuted for crimes committed during Obama's "reign" on DOJ website.
1 posted on 10/13/2020 1:24:25 PM PDT by ransomnote
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To: ransomnote

Varita? Hmmm...


2 posted on 10/13/2020 1:32:52 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp???)
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To: ransomnote
Varita V.

Is a photo necessary?

Apparently not.

3 posted on 10/13/2020 1:34:07 PM PDT by PAR35
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What was he going to do with it? Sell it on the black market ?


4 posted on 10/13/2020 1:34:58 PM PDT by 11th_VA (Ancient Proverb: May you live in interesting times ...)
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To: ransomnote

How stupid do you have to be to think you wouldn’t get caught doing that?


5 posted on 10/13/2020 1:50:13 PM PDT by Bartholomew Roberts
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To: ransomnote

10 years in jail for selling stolen refrigerators to Afghans.

Dumb @aa


6 posted on 10/13/2020 1:57:44 PM PDT by 2banana (Common ground with islamic terrorists-they want to die for allah and we want to arrange the meeting)
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To: 11th_VA

It is a SHE and SHE Is one of obama’s people.

You gotta be desperate and stupid to sell to the Afghan black market. I just can’t imagine them having much money.


7 posted on 10/13/2020 1:58:11 PM PDT by Sequoyah101 (We are governed by the consent of the governed and we are fools for allowing it.)
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To: Sequoyah101

Maybe they paid her in Black Tar Heroin.
I hear they have plenty of that.


8 posted on 10/13/2020 2:02:21 PM PDT by woodbutcher1963
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To: Sequoyah101

Well, they have to make some money off all the opium poppies they grow.


9 posted on 10/13/2020 2:02:28 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: ransomnote

10 posted on 10/13/2020 2:14:06 PM PDT by Chode (Send bachelors and come heavily armed.)
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To: Chode

Kinda looks like Michael Obama


11 posted on 10/13/2020 2:21:18 PM PDT by ImNotLying (The Constitution is an instrument for the people to restrain the government...Patrick Henry)
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"Quincy then facilitated the thefts by creating false official documents, or instructing those she supervised to prepare such documents, to facilitate the entry of unknown and unvetted Afghan nationals and their vehicles on to the military installation to remove the stolen property. "

She took money to put Americans' lives at risk. Throw away the key.

12 posted on 10/13/2020 2:23:08 PM PDT by BTerclinger (MAGA)
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To: ImNotLying

Mooch is bulking up as we type


13 posted on 10/13/2020 2:29:29 PM PDT by Chode (Send bachelors and come heavily armed.)
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To: ransomnote

American Soldiers are risking their lives in Afghanistan to help build an honest government, and American civilian government employees are showing the Afghanis how to steal from the US Taxpayer.


14 posted on 10/13/2020 2:31:08 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer”)
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To: ransomnote

Didn’t I see this on “Seal Team” and “NCIS”?


15 posted on 10/13/2020 2:37:04 PM PDT by Vendome (I've Gotta Be Me https://youtu.be/wH-pk2vZG2M)
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To: 11th_VA

They sold stuff to afghans. Pennies to dimes on the dollar.


16 posted on 10/13/2020 2:53:54 PM PDT by zek157
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To: 11th_VA

That’s racist.


17 posted on 10/13/2020 2:54:04 PM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isnÂ’t common anymore.)
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Wanna stop this crap? Firing squad.


18 posted on 10/13/2020 2:54:38 PM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isnÂ’t common anymore.)
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Yep. When I worked there as a volunteer and on contracts for a whitecaps I would get MREs on Flower Street for under 50 cents. Flower Street had rickety grocery stores catering to foreigners. Meals Ready to Eat cost US taxpayers $6+ each. So “pennies to dimes” is right on.

Now some of the MREs were past expiration but that’s irrelevant as they last forever except for Tabasco sauce drying out. I ate them so much I made a menu of what all 28 varieties contained, so I could buy the ones I liked and keep inventory.

19 posted on 10/13/2020 3:33:20 PM PDT by The Truth Will Make You Free
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To: PAR35

Right again! SS1

20 posted on 10/13/2020 3:55:19 PM PDT by Spitzensparkin1 (Donate often, it is our FReeping ammo. Keep the supply train rollin', become a monthly donor.)
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