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Former BOP Medical Contractor Sentenced for Bribery


On June 02, 2022, a former BOP Medical Contractor previously assigned to Federal Correctional Institution Williamsburg (FCI Williamsburg) in Salters, South Carolina, was sentenced to three years of probation for one count of bribery.  Tanganita Dawkins was sentenced in the District of South Carolina.  According to the plea agreement, Dawkins pleaded guilty to count one of a two-count Indictment, which stated that from in or about June 2019 through in or about October 2019, Dawkins, a public official, directly and indirectly did corruptly receive, accept, and agree to receive and accept money in return for failing to enforce prison rules and regulations with regard to inmates at FCI Williamsburg. The investigation was conducted by the OIG’s Atlanta Area Office.

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