Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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USA v. Lesnik (Unauthorized Possession of Defense Information)

Abraham Lesnik, a former Boeing engineer who specialized in anti-missile systems, pleaded guilty in July 2008 to taking classified documents home. Until 2007, Lesnik worked at Boeing’s El Segundo facility where he worked on a partially classified project under contract with the Department of Defense. He pleaded guilty to a federal felony charge of unauthorized possession of defense information. Prosecutors alleged he repeatedly downloaded sensitive information onto a thumb drive which he then took home. In December 2008, Lesnik was sentenced to three years’ probation.

Misconduct Type
Poor Contract Performance
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Defense - General
Court Type
Pleaded Guilty
Date of Plea
Contractors Involved Penalty
Boeing Company $0
Further Information Released
Plea Documents 8/13/2008

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database