A 69-year-old former Oklahoma police officer has pleaded guilty to five obstruction of justice and mail fraud charges in connection to an indictment accusing him of teaching people to successfully cheat on lie detector tests.
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According to last year’s indictment (PDF), Douglas Williams charged customers for instruction on how to beat lie detector tests given during national security, federal, state, and local employment suitability assessments and for internal federal investigations.
“Lying, deception and fraud cannot be allowed to influence the hiring of national security and law enforcement officials, particularly when it might affect the security of our borders,” Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell said. “Today’s conviction sends a message that we pursue those who attempt to corrupt law enforcement wherever and however they may try to do so.”
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