Los Alamos Lab Property Said Missing 
By DEBORAH BAKER, Associated Press Writer 

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A memo released by whistleblowers at Los Alamos National Laboratory says nearly $1.3 million worth of computers, phones and other property was unaccounted for in the budget year 2001. 

Pete Stockton, senior investigator for the Project on Government Oversight, a Washington, D.C.-based watchdog group that received the memo, said missing computers pose 'one hell of a potential security problem.' 

'There's no way they can assure us those computers didn't have classified information on them,' said Stockton, who was a special assistant to Energy Secretary Bill Richardson — now New Mexico's governor-elect — in the Clinton administration. 

The inventory of missing items also included two printers whose custodian was listed as Wen Lee. There was no immediate confirmation as to whether that person was Wen Ho Lee, a former scientist who was fired and accused of lab security violations in downloading nuclear codes......

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Does it worry you that computers and equipment from Los Alamos have disappeared?
Los Alamos Lab Property Said Missing

By DEBORAH BAKER, Associated Press Writer

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A memo released by whistleblowers at Los Alamos National Laboratory says nearly $1.3 million worth of computers, phones and other property was unaccounted for in the budget year 2001.

Pete Stockton, senior investigator for the Project on Government Oversight, a Washington, D.C.-based watchdog group that received the memo, said missing computers pose `one hell of a potential security problem.`

`There`s no way they can assure us those computers didn`t have classified information on them,` said Stockton, who was a special assistant to Energy Secretary Bill Richardson — now New Mexico`s governor-elect — in the Clinton administration.

The inventory of missing items also included two printers whose custodian was listed as Wen Lee. There was no immediate confirmation as to whether that person was Wen Ho Lee, a former scientist who was fired and accused of lab security violations in downloading nuclear codes......

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19 yrs ago, 5 mos ago - Wednesday 11/27/02 - 4:49:04 AM EST (GMT-5)
I would be surprise if they don't turn up at a later date. I've taken enough inventories in my time to know how many glitches there can be.
19 yrs ago, 5 mos ago - Wednesday 11/27/02 - 5:10:43 AM EST (GMT-5)
They had computors?????? No wonder them sneaky Texakins held up Santa Ana fir all that time.
19 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Sunday 12/22/02 - 2:18:55 PM EST (GMT-5)
Boy oh boy! It looks like this problem is getting worse not better. Security Problems
19 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Sunday 12/22/02 - 2:28:07 PM EST (GMT-5)
Actually Bored, Los Alamos is in New Mexico :P
19 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Sunday 12/22/02 - 2:30:56 PM EST (GMT-5)
it worries me that everyone is so dependent on the internet!!!:)
19 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Sunday 12/22/02 - 5:18:41 PM EST (GMT-5)
Huh? What does the internet have to do with it?
19 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Thursday 1/2/03 - 9:17:32 AM EST (GMT-5)
....psycho people....
19 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Thursday 1/2/03 - 11:48:09 AM EST (GMT-5)
he'll be on a flight to Beijing later today...
19 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Thursday 1/2/03 - 12:54:23 PM EST (GMT-5)
The funny thing is delmar, I wouldn't be surprised.
19 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Friday 1/3/03 - 12:49:10 AM EST (GMT-5)
....psycho people as in those who stole the computers...
18 yrs ago - Tuesday 4/27/04 - 8:17:11 PM EST (GMT-5)
I hope all the people are enjoying their new computers.
17 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Sunday 5/23/04 - 7:00:11 PM EST (GMT-5)
17 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Sunday 7/18/04 - 8:18:09 PM EST (GMT-5)
A bit but I am concerned about eeverything that goes on there.
15 yrs ago, 2 mos ago - Sunday 3/11/07 - 8:23:44 PM EST (GMT-5)
That is pretty weird though.
15 yrs ago, 2 mos ago - Sunday 3/11/07 - 8:45:01 PM EST (GMT-5)
A bit over 4 years later, I'm not all that concerned.

If it's something that was classified, then I guess they already know by now.

14 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Friday 6/22/07 - 5:46:26 AM EST (GMT-5)
No, it doesn't worry me at all cause I'm not American and I guess I have nothing to lose.



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