DOJ Aims To Keep Helper In Failed Gabon Sting Out Of Prison

Law360, New York (July 24, 2012, 7:45 PM EDT) -- Prosecutors asked a Washington federal court Monday to keep admitted briber Richard Bistrong out of prison because of the assistance he provided to the government in its massive and ultimately unsuccessful operation against military industry executives accused of bribing Gabonese officials.

The U.S. Department of Justice asked the court to hand Bistrong a combination of probation, house arrest and community service instead of the five years in prison he could face for violating the Federal Corrupt Practices Act by bribing officials in exchange for contracts for...
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