Ex-Armor Holdings Exec Cops To $4M Kickback Scheme

Law360, New York (September 16, 2010, 7:43 PM EDT) -- A former Armor Holdings Inc. executive has reportedly pled guilty to bribing United Nations and foreign government officials to secure lucrative body armor contracts.

Richard Bistrong, Armor Holdings’ former vice president of sales, admitted Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia that he helped conceal some $4.4 million in kickbacks he and co-conspirators doled out for business from foreign customers, according to the Associated Press.

Bistrong also confessed to paying a UN agent $200,000 for $6 million in contracts to sell body...
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