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Former Tallahassee Federal Correctional Officer Indicted for Bribery and Introduction of Contraband into a Federal Prison


On December 17, 2021, a former BOP Correctional Officer assigned to the Federal Detention Center Tallahassee (FDC Tallahassee) in Florida was arrested following a December 7, 2021 Indictment charging him with one count of bribery and one count of introduction of contraband.  Jared Anderson was indicted in the Northern District of Florida.  According to the Indictment, from on or about September 7, 2021, through on or about November 4, 2021, Anderson did, directly and indirectly, knowingly and corruptly demand, seek, receive, accept, and agree to receive and accept anything of value, that is, $1,500 in U.S. currency, in exchange for smuggling contraband in the form of synthetic cannabinoids (commonly known as “K2,” “Moho,” or “Scooby Snacks”) into FDC Tallahassee.  Also according to the Indictment, on or about November 4, 2021, Anderson knowingly provided and attempted to provide a prohibited object, synthetic cannabinoids, to an inmate housed at FDC Tallahassee.  The investigation is being conducted by the OIG’s Miami Field Office. 

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