• 03.12.09

Why Is the FBI Raiding the Office of Obama’s New CIO?

Just the other day I wrote about Obama’s newly appointed CIO, Vivek Kundra, and his love affair with Google, RIM, and Apple. Well, Microsoft may be in luck after all. This morning twelve FBI agents reportedly stormed the Washinton, D.C. CTO’s office, where Kudra left his post last week.

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Breaking Update: According to D.C.Wire, Yusuf Acar an information systems security officer in the D.C. government’s office of the chief technology
officer, as been arrested in a federal bribery sting. Acar worked for Obama’s new CIO, Kundra.


Breaking Update (11:56): According to Washington City Paper a second arrest has been made: Sushil Bansal.

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Danielle Sacks is an award-winning journalist and a former senior writer at Fast Company magazine. She's chronicled some of the most provocative people in business, with seven cover stories that included profiles on J.Crew's Jenna Lyons, Malcolm Gladwell, and Chelsea Clinton.