DOD Contracting Official Cops To Afghanistan Bribes

Law360, New York (December 21, 2011, 7:27 PM EST) -- A U.S. Department of Defense official pled guilty Wednesday in Georgia federal court to taking nearly $100,000 in cash bribes in exchange for the award of repair and maintenance contracts in Afghanistan.

Desi Deandre Wade, 40, of Climax, Ga., pled guilty before U.S. District Judge Willis B. Hunt Jr., admitting that he had taken two bribes totaling $99,0000.

He faces a maximum of 15 years in prison on the charge, but will likely receive less prison time when sentenced Feb. 29. According to a plea agreement...
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