Afghan Bros. Get 6, 18 Months In Contract Graft Case

Law360, Chicago (March 12, 2012, 7:25 PM EDT) -- Two Afghan brothers were sentenced to six- and 18-month terms behind bars Monday after they admitted to greenlighting an illegal $50,000 gratuity their company paid a U.S. Army sergeant for his help securing a trucking and transportation contract at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan.

U.S. District Judge Matthew Kennelly of Illinois federal court ordered Assad John Ramin to spend a year and a half in incarceration, serve a year of supervised release, and pay a $30,000 fine, and he sentenced Tahir Ramin to spend six months in...
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