FBI Investigation of Corruption at FEMA Leads to Guilty Plea by Former Official
In an exceptional example of service to our nation, the
men and women of the FBI have led in bringing another corrupt public official to
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) found itself embroiled in
controversy after the FBI arrested the former FEMA Director of Human
Resources due to public corruption the director allegedly engaged in while serving
in the post.
Timothy W. Cannon, 63, could be
facing up to five years behind bars after pleading guilty to a charge of
conflict of interest for offering a lucrative federal contract to a
company in exchange for later employment with the same company--a
contract that was ultimately supervised by Cannon himself.
The details of Cannon's case and guilty plea can be read on the FBI's official website in their own press release. The names of the men and women of the FBI whose service in the investigation has been recognized can be read there as well.
The FBI lists investigating public corruption as a high priority for the agency and places the effort as number four on their ten main objectives.