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FBI raids Obama nominee’s D.C. offices

Federal authorities raided the home and office of President Obama’s choice to become the federal government’s first chief information, according to multiple reports.

FBI agents raided D.C. Chief Technology Officer Vivek Kundra’s home and office in Washington, and have taken 40-year-old Yusuf Acar into custody, according to D.C. radio station WTOP. Acar served as Kundra’s information system security officer, the Washington Post reported.

The raids mark the latest in a series of troubles for the Obama administration’s political nominees, who have either withdrawn or been chastised for a variety of criminal or ethical problems.

WTOP reports that the employees at Kundra’s D.C. office have been told to go home for the day, and that the U.S. Attorney for Washington would not comment on the raids.

UPDATE: Kundra is reportedly not the target of the raids.

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