California warden indicted for revealing confidential government information

March 4th, 2010 - 5:10 am ICT by BNO News  

RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – The warden of a federal prison in Adelanto was indicted Wednesday for allegedly lying to federal investigators, prosecutors said.

Scott A. Holencik, 45, the warden at the United States Bureau of Prisons facility called the Federal Correctional Institution I Victorville allegedly disclosed confidential information related to ongoing criminal investigations and later lied to federal investigators.

Holencik was interviewed in November 2009 in connection with an investigation into Internet postings that disclosed confidential government information, but he allegedly made false statements after denying making posts to www.prisonofficer.org.

He now faces a statutory maximum sentence of 14 years in federal prison.

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