Louis Berger CEO Indicted For USAID Contract Fraud

Law360, New York (October 20, 2011, 6:09 PM EDT) -- The former head of Louis Berger Group Inc., which has received more than $2.3 billion in contracts to support U.S. goals in Iraq and Afghanistan, was indicted Thursday on charges that he directed employees to inflate costs that were reimbursed by the U.S. Agency for International Development.

Derish Wolff, 76, surrendered to the FBI on Thursday morning, and was brought to federal court in Newark, N.J., to face a six-count indictment, according to U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey Paul Fishman.

Wolff, who was...
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