US Seeks Jail Time For Afghan Contractor In Bribery Case

Law360, New York (May 12, 2011, 7:27 PM EDT) -- Prosecutors on Monday asked an Illinois federal court to impose a one-year sentence on an Afghan contractor who admitted last week to a $27,000 bribery conspiracy involving officers at the largest U.S. military base in Afghanistan.

Military contractor Noor Alam's trial has been ongoing since he was arrested at Chicago’s O'Hare Airport in 2008 upon entering the U.S.

Alam and five others, including two military officers and three other U.S. Department of Defense contractors, all faced bribery charges tied to contracts awarded at Bagram Airfield in...
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