IOM Manager Cops To Shaking Down Afghan Contractors

Law360, New York (October 4, 2011, 4:50 PM EDT) -- A construction manager for the International Organization for Migration on Tuesday admitted to charges of shaking down subcontractors vying for government-funded projects in Afghanistan.

Accused of soliciting and accepting nearly $200,000, Neil Campbell pled guilty in Washington federal court to taking a bribe from an organization that receives federal funding. He allegedly took bribes to award subcontracts funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development, which oversees U.S. humanitarian spending, according to an indictment unsealed following Campbell's October 2010 arrest in New Delhi.

While serving on...
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