Virginia News: ALEXANDRIA, Andrew W. Cheveers, Former State Department Contractor Pleads Guilty to Stealing Computers

Virginia News: ALEXANDRIA, Andrew W. Cheveers, Former State Department Contractor Pleads Guilty to Stealing Computers

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A former federal contractor pleaded guilty today to theft and embezzlement of up to 16 government computers from the U.S. Department of State.

According to court documents, Andrew W. Cheveers, 31, of Bowie, Maryland, was an Information Technology contractor for the State Department’s Office of Inspector General. In this role, Cheveers held a security clearance that allowed him access to certain sensitive information, and he was responsible for configuring the computers prior to the devices being distributed to U.S.

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