Saturday, August 18, 2007

South Carolina's Shame

Sean Meade of Aviation Week's military blog Ares, is also from South Carolina and comments on $1 million washers sent to US troops in Iraq by a local company:

In total, the two sisters 'bilked taxpayers out of $20.5 million by
over billing the Defense Department for nine years'.
Corley's sister, Darlene
Wooten, shot and killed herself 'Oct. 2 ... after Defense Department
investigators questioned her'.
South Carolina represent (in defrauding the

Sheesh indeed! Why do people think they can get away with stuff?