Mastermind In $1B Contract Bribe Case Gets 19-Year Sentence

Law360, New York (July 11, 2013, 6:03 PM EDT) -- Kerry Khan, a former program manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers who admitted masterminding a scheme to steer more than $1 billion in contracts to friends and business partners, was sentenced Thursday to 19 years and seven months in prison.

The case against Khan and his co-conspirators has been described as the largest domestic contract-rigging case in U.S. history, and has netted guilty pleas from 15 people and one company. The conspirators took $30 million in bribes and kickbacks to funnel business subcontractors under the...
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