US Wants 27 Months For Afghanistan Contract Schemer

Law360, New York (December 14, 2011, 7:39 PM EST) -- Prosecutors on Wednesday asked for a 27-month prison term, the high end of applicable sentencing guidelines, for an International Organization for Migration construction manager who admitted to shaking down an undercover agent over the award of government-funded subcontracts in Afghanistan.

While the plea agreement with Neil Campbell noted a guidelines range of 21 months to 27 months, the government argued in its sentencing memorandum in Washington federal court that a 27-month sentence was warranted because of Campbell's stated intention to engage in future schemes and the...
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