Feds Back Army Captain's 3-Year Bribery Term In 2nd Circ.

Law360, New York (September 10, 2012, 8:14 PM EDT) -- A federal prosecutor urged the Second Circuit on Monday to uphold a U.S. Army captain's three-year sentence on charges he took bribes to direct government contracts to a pair of Iraqi contractors, denying claims that jurors heard inadmissible evidence at trial.

Capt. Bryant Williams was convicted in December on charges he demanded cash and other gifts in exchange for steering government contracts to a pair of companies owned by Monther Naji and Harith Al-Jabawi. The contractors said they gave Williams between $70,000 and $200,000 for his...
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