U.S. Army Green Beret admits to stealing $200,000 in government cash

A former U.S. Army Special Forces soldier has pleaded guilty to conspiring with four others to steal $200,000 in government cash meant to fight terrorism in Afghanistan and now faces up to 15 years in prison, federal prosecutors said.

Former Sergeant First Class William Chamberlain, 46, pleaded guilty to conspiracy and receiving stolen government property in federal court in North Carolina on Monday after having fought the charges for years, prosecutors said.