IG Slams Army Corps' $71M Accord Over DynCorp Afghan Base

Law360, New York (October 26, 2012, 5:13 PM EDT) -- The Army Corps of Engineers improperly paid a "questionable" $70.8 million settlement to DynCorp International Inc. and freed it from liability even though a base it was supposed to build for Afghanistan's army was riddled with structural problems, according to an inspector general report released Thursday. 

The special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction, John F. Sopko, said the corps paid DynCorp a $70.8 million settlement for construction contracts and released it from liability in December 2012 despite its "unsatisfactory performance" and the identification of structural failures...
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