Afghan Bros. Want Probation In Army Kickbacks Case

Law360, New York (October 18, 2011, 5:11 PM EDT) -- A pair of Afghan brothers said Tuesday they should serve only probation in exchange for pleading guilty to one count each of authorizing their company to pay a U.S. Army sergeant an illegal $50,000 gratuity in return for construction contracts on a major airbase.

Assad John Ramin and Tahir Ramin, the heads of contractor AZ Corp., said in a sentencing memorandum filed Tuesday in Chicago federal court that they should not be forced to spend time in prison because federal prosecutors dropped all other charges against...
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Case Information

Case Title

USA v. West et al

Case Number



Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

August 21, 2008

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