Ex-Army Major's Wife Gets Probation For Role In Bribe Plot

Law360, Chicago (February 22, 2012, 6:36 PM EST) -- An Illinois federal judge sentenced the wife of a former U.S. Army National Guard major to probation and home detention Wednesday for concealing cash that her husband, previously sentenced to five years in prison, received through a government contracts bribery scheme in Afghanistan.

U.S. District Judge Matthew F. Kennelly sentenced Angela West, who entered a plea agreement with the court in December 2010, to spend three years on probation with 90 days to be served in home detention with electronic monitoring.

He also ordered her to...
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