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Two men indicted in prison computer scheme

From the U.S. Department of Justice A former federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) employee and a former BOP contractor were arrested Thursday on charges that they conspired to manipulate for their personal gain the sale of surplus equipment from the UNICOR factory at the Marianna, Florida federal prison facility, announced United States Attorney Pamela C. Marsh, Northern District of Florida. The 37-count indictment filed in United States District Court in Pensacola charges James Lee Bailey, 42, a former BOP employee, and Lee J. Temples, 36, a BOP contractor, with conspiracy, money laundering, wire fraud, conflict of interest, and deprivation of honest services. Bailey is also charged with two counts of making false statements, and Temples is charged with one count of obstruction of justice. Both men, originally from Blountstown, were released on their own recognizance following their first appearance before United States Magistrate Judge Miles Davis today in Pensacola, Florida. Check our our print edition for the complete story.

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