Ex-Army Engineer Cops To $4M In Iraqi Contract Bribes

Law360, New York (September 7, 2012, 10:53 PM EDT) -- A former engineer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers admitted in New Jersey federal court Friday he had accepted at least $3.7 million in bribes and kickbacks in connection with the award of more than $50 million in government construction contracts in Iraq.

John Alfy Salama Markus, 40, a U.S. Army vet who earned a Purple Heart for service in Iraq, admitted he had received the bribes for supplying foreign contractors with confidential information that helped them get the lucrative contracts, according to the U.S....
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