Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Use and Possession of Military Passes with the Intent to Defraud

On November 20, 2005, Thomas Nelson Barnes III, who worked for DynCorp, was arrested as he returned from Iraq. DynCorp [acquired by Veritas in December 2004] was responsible for implementing an identification badge program for U.S. military personnel and civilians. Barnes was charged with conspiring to defraud the U.S. of the ability to secure the military and operational areas of the International Zone in Baghdad. In May 2006, he pled guilty to one misdemeanor count of theft/embezzlement of U.S. property and was sentenced to 30 days jail at the direction of probation followed by 1 year supervised release and 30 days home confinement. He also had to pay a $25 special assessment and was debarred for 4 years, ending on December 4, 2010.

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Defense – Army
Contracting Party
Defense - Army
Court Type
Suspend/Debar - Employee
Date Case Terminated
Contractors Involved Penalty
DynCorp International Inc. $25
Further Information Released
EPLS Record 7/31/2007
SIGIR Report Appendix (p. 4 of 4) 7/20/2007
U.S. Army Newsletter (p. 6) 7/17/2007
DOJ Press Release 9/6/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database