Contractor Cops To Kickbacks Scam In $1B Army Corps Scandal

Law360, Los Angeles (April 18, 2012, 8:46 PM EDT) -- The owner of a construction management company pled guilty Wednesday in Washington federal court to a money laundering conspiracy charge in a kickbacks case involving $1 billion worth of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contracts, according to the FBI.

James Edward Miller, 64, owner of Virginia Beach, Va.-based Big Surf Construction Management LLC, agreed to forfeit more than $4 million and pled guilty to allegations that he channeled more than $3.6 million in kickbacks to a company controlled by a Corps program manager, the FBI said....
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