2nd Circ. Upholds Army Captain's Bribery Conviction

Law360, New York (September 18, 2012, 3:12 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit on Tuesday affirmed the conviction of a U.S. Army captain who was sentenced to three years in prison for allegedly taking bribes to steer government contracts to a pair of Iraqi companies, finding that jurors did not hear inadmissible evidence at trial.

Capt. Bryant Williams was convicted in December 2010 on charges he demanded cash and other gifts in exchange for guiding government contracts to a pair of companies owned by Monther Naji and Harith Al-Jabawi. The contractors said they gave Williams between...
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