Air Force Officer Cops To Iraq Contract Fraud

Law360, New York (December 16, 2010, 6:09 PM EST) -- A senior U.S. Air Force officer has pled guilty to conspiring to defraud the government by steering lucrative government contracts for military services to Global Procurement Inc.

Master Sgt. Mark Carnes, who entered the plea on Thursday before Judge Mark S. Davis in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, was accused of helping Global Procurement pocket a military contract worth $300,000 in exchange for a payment of $50,000.

Carnes is the fourth person to plead guilty in separate suits concerning the fraud...
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