US Contractor Stole Generators in Iraq

By John Lee.

Ruebin S. Thomas, a former civilian contractor, has pleaded guilty to stealing two electric generators from a U.S. military base in Iraq, reports Associated Press.

Thomas, who worked for Honeywell Technologies at the Camp Victory Base Complex in Baghdad, stole two generators valued at $176,000 each in June 2009.

Sentencing was scheduled for November; he will be required to make restitution, and faces a maximum of 10 years in prison.

(Source: Associated Press)

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