CVF was started in 1995 as a joint public/private venture whereby women prisoners at Pocahontas would process tractor trailer loads of food for CVF. Crawford and the other fired DOC employees were stealing food from the program. News accounts did not list the amounts or value of the stolen property.
Virginia prisoner Vicki Depew claims she was retaliated against and transferred to a different prison after she exposed the theft of foodbank food by Virginia prison officials.
Source: Richmond Times Dispatch
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