Army Corps Worker Charged With Taking Bribes

Law360, New York (October 13, 2010, 4:00 PM EDT) -- Federal prosecutors on Wednesday charged a former U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employee with allegedly accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes from a consulting company that was awarded millions of dollars of reconstruction contracts in Iraq.

John Alfy Salama Markus, 38, was arrested this morning at his home in Nazareth, Pa., and charged in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey with one count of conspiracy to commit bribery of a public official and to defraud the U.S., one count of...
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