The Prince William Muckraker has learned that last week FBI officials spoke with Prince William County Schools as part of the FBI’s continuing investigation into the role of Gainesville Supervisor Pete Candland in county real estate transactions involving Candland’s former employer, the government contractor, Quality Business Engineering (QBE).
On August 8, the Muckraker reported that the FBI was investigating transactions between Prince William County and Quality Business Engineering (QBE), where Gainesville Supervisor Pete Candland was employed as Executive Vice President. Now we have learned that Supervisor Candland and QBE have parted ways.
He released it to great fanfare. Or at least with what passes for great fanfare in the Haddow-Candland Cabal echo chamber. We’re speaking, of course, about Gainesville Supervisor and Mac Haddow protégé Pete Candland’s “Transparency and Accountability Project.” You remember his description, right? It is “designed,” he wrote, “to set aside the personal attacks, and
You read it correctly, folks. Things just got a bit more serious. The Muckraker has learned that the FBI has opened an investigation into Prince William County’s transactions with Quality Business Engineering (QBE), the local firm where Gainesville Supervisor Pete Candland now holds the position of Executive Vice President.
The short answer is “No.” Here at the Muckraker too many of us like ice cream too much to think it’s even possible to corrupt it. That doesn’t mean, however, that Gainesville Supervisor Pete Candland hasn’t tried. Our early readers will remember that back on April 18 we reported on Candland’s apparent unresolved conflicts of
After last Tuesday’s Board of County Supervisors meeting we received a number of ‘inquiries” expressing outrage that Gainesville Supervisor Pete Candland would vociferously argue for cuts to schools and other county priorities after he cast votes involving taxpayer funds that directly financially benefited QBE CEO Shawn Landry, the chairman of the Candland-support organization Rise Up
How do you think Gainesville Supervisor Pete Candland would have reacted if he had discovered that another sitting supervisor had voted multiple times in support of deals involving taxpayer funds and a privately-held for profit corporation founded and run by the chairman and chief benefactor of an organization set up to market and support that