Officer Pleads Guilty To COI In $40M Iraq Election Deal

Law360, New York (October 12, 2010, 12:47 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Army lieutenant colonel who oversaw the importation of voting materials into Iraq for that country's National Assembly elections in January 2005 has resigned his commission from the Army and pled guilty to failing to disclose his ties with the contractor who was paid more than $40 million by the United Nations to perform the cargo move.

Army reservist Bruce Gillette pled guilty on Wednesday to a criminal information lodged against him in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, admitting...
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