Wife Of Ex-Army Major Gets 6 Years For Iraq Bribes

Law360, New York (February 23, 2012, 7:15 PM EST) -- An Alabama federal judge on Thursday handed down a six-year prison sentence to the wife of a former U.S. Army major who was recently jailed for taking $3 million in bribes in exchange for steering bottled water contracts in Iraq.

U.S. District Court Judge Virginia E. Hopkins sentenced Eurica Pressley to six years in prison and three years of supervised release over her participation in the scheme at Camp Arifjan, a U.S. military base in Kuwait.

Pressley’s husband, Eddie, was sentenced Jan. 6 to 12 years in prison...
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