Liam Sarsfield Pleads Guilty

Former High-Ranking NASA Official Pleads Guilty to Violating Conflict of Interest Law in Scheme to Enrich Himself and Others, Gulf Coast News

"Liam P. Sarsfield, 54, of Deale, Maryland, a former high-ranking NASA official, pled guilty in federal court on November 30, 2009 to a one-count criminal information alleging he committed Acts Affecting a Personal Financial Interest, in violation of Section 208, Title 18, United States Code, U.S. Attorney Donald R. Burkhalter and Inspector General Paul K. Martin of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced today. Sarsfield entered the plea before U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden. Sarsfield faces a maximum imprisonment term of five years and a fine of $250,000. He is scheduled for sentencing on June 24, 2010."

Ex-NASA Official Pleads Guilty in Contracts Case, WS Journal

"A former high-ranking National Aeronautics and Space Administration official pleaded guilty in Mississippi to designing contracts that netted him more than $270,000 in illegal profits. Liam P. Sarsfield is a former chief deputy engineer in Washington, D.C. ... Mr. Sarsfield will be sentenced June 24. He pleaded guilty to one charge of acts affecting a personal financial interest."

Ex-NASA official pleads guilty, AP

"The U.S. Attorney's office would not comment on whether Sarsfield is cooperating with authorities in the case against Stadd. However, Sarsfield was charged in a criminal information, which is filed by prosecutors when the defendant has agreed to waive grand jury indictment and plead guilty. They are often used when a defendant is cooperating."

NASA Presolicitation Notice: Engineering Services: Liam P. Sarsfield, earlier post from July 21, 2005

"NASA/HQ intends to award a purchase order to Mr. Liam P. Sarsfield. The authority is 10 U.S.C.2304(c)(1) "only one responsible source."

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