Ex-FBI Biologist Admits Falsifying DNA Data

From Times Wire Reports

A former biologist in the FBI laboratory pleaded guilty to submitting falsified DNA analysis reports in more than 100 cases.

Jacqueline A. Blake, 40, of Upper Marlboro, Md., pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Washington to a single count of making false statements on official government reports she prepared. Blake faces a maximum penalty of a year in prison and a $100,000 fine at sentencing scheduled for Sept. 20.

Blake admitted that from August 1999 to June 2002 she wrote and submitted more than 100 reports containing false statements about her DNA work.