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BOP Unit Secretary Charged with Abusive Sexual Contact


On January 19, 2021, a BOP Unit Secretary assigned to the Federal Correctional Institution Hazleton (FCI Hazleton) in West Virginia was charged with one count of abusive sexual contact.  Heather Obrad was charged in the Northern District of West Virginia.  According to the Information, from in or about August 2020, through in or about October 2020, Obrad knowingly engaged in sexual contact with an inmate, namely, intentionally touching his genitalia with the intent to arouse him or gratify his sexual desires, while the inmate was a federal prisoner at FCI Hazleton and under the custodial, supervisory, or disciplinary authority of Obrad. The investigation is being conducted by the OIG’s Washington Field Office.

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