ARMY RESERVE LIGHT COLONEL WHO TOOK
GOVERNMENT FOR MILLIONS GOING TO JAIL
FOR 3.5 YEARS - NOW RETIRED FIELD-GRADE
DAVID YOUNG POCKETED MORE THAN $9
MILLION OFF CONTRACT TO TRAIN AFGHAN
TROOPS - FORMER GREEN BERET PULLED OFF
SCAM IN 2007 - INVESTIGATORS FOUND HE'D
STASHED $1.6 MILLION IN 8 BANK ACCOUNTS
DROVE JAGUAR, OWNED PILES OF GOLD COINS

© 2014 MilitaryCorruption.com

"War is HELL," a famous Army general once said. Obviously he never met now-retired USAR LTC David Young. That officer might just disagree.

The ex-Green Beret and former contract officer in Afghanistan lived high on the hog indeed. Gordon Gecko called greed "good" in the movie WALL STREET. Well, for this New Hampshire native, it was like Frosted Flakes IN A BOWL OF MILK, simply "great!"

Young, 51, who resided in ritzy Hernando Beach, Florida before the Feds nabbed him on fraud and money laundering charges, liked to party on his ill-gotten gains.

IT'S "PARTY-TIME" ALL THE TIME!

Blonde babes could be seen swarming around him like flies. He went to the finest restaurants and tooled around town in a Jaguar 225.

When Young wanted to impress his pals, he'd haul out a box of gold coins and stack them in piles of glittering lucre.

That was before the Feds got a tip that Young had tipped off friendly contractors and received kickbacks that would make him a very wealthy man indeed.

The crime took place in 2007 when then-LTC Young was serving as the U.S. Army's official liaison for Afghan National Security forces.

HE ENDS UP BEHIND BARS

Now that his past has caught up with him, Young's address will be a federal pen for the next 3.5 years. He could have received up to 25 years in the slammer, but his lawyers worked out a plea bargain that would get Young out from behind bars in a small fraction of that time.

A check by MilitaryCorruption.com into Young's background disclosed that his crooked ways were already known - at least to the New Hampshire Bar Association. They stripped Young of his license to practice law while the Reserve officer was still in uniform.

It seems the slippery crook ripped off his elderly clients and got caught misappropriating funds.

 

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