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Former DOT Contract Employee Pleads Guilty to Theft from her Employer

On October 27, Jennene Angel Pugh, former Vice President of Finances and Administration of Butler Innovative Solutions, Inc. (BISI), a disadvantaged 8(a) business, pled guilty in Prince George’s County, Maryland Circuit Court to state charges of aggregated theft over $500.00. Her sentencing is scheduled for January 7, 2009. In June 2008, Ms. Pugh was indicted for embezzling approximately $859,439 from BISI by using false invoices for fictitious companies she created. BISI was awarded a $3 million contract to move furniture and office items from the former DOT Headquarters to the new Headquarters building. This is a joint investigation with Prince George’s County, Maryland Police Department.