Army Sgt. Convicted For Role In Kuwait Kickback Scheme

Law360, New York (June 26, 2012, 9:45 PM EDT) -- A West Virginia federal jury convicted a U.S. Army sergeant and his associate on all charges Monday for their part in a scheme that steered nearly $24 million in government contracts at a military base in Kuwait to two suppliers in exchange for bribes.

Sgt. First Class Richard Evick accepted more than $170,000 in cash from companies looking to supply water bottles, computer equipment and other services to Camp Arifjan, according to the indictment, while Crystal Martin helped Evick launder the money into U.S. and Kuwaiti...
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