4th Defendant Refused Bond In $1B Army Contract Case

Law360, New York (October 18, 2011, 7:29 PM EDT) -- A federal judge ordered jail without bond on Tuesday for a fourth defendant in a contract bribery scheme that involves over $1 billion worth of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers information technology contracts.

Harold F. Babb, former contracts director for Alaska Native corporation EyakTek, was ordered held after a Tuesday hearing in Washington federal court, joining three co-defendants, including two Corps employees, who had already been jailed before trial.

Babb, Corps project manager Kerry F. Khan, his son Lee A. Khan, and Corps program director Michael...
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