Army Captain Admits To Taking Cash From Iraqi Contractor

Law360, Chicago (March 8, 2012, 5:03 PM EST) -- A U.S. Army captain on Wednesday pled guilty in Alaska to illegally accepting cash, jewelry, clothing and a sword during his tour of duty in Iraq, where he was responsible for doling out money for infrastructure projects, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

From March 2008 to about December, Michael G. Rutecki was a captain in the U.S. Army and worked as a civil affairs officer at Forward Operating Base Rustimaya in Iraq and was also designated as a pay agent responsible for the Commanders...
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