3 Charged In $8M Army Medical Supply Contract Scheme

Law360, New York (July 19, 2013, 5:26 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted three people, including a former U.S. Army sergeant, in a bribery scheme that netted nearly $8 million in falsely obtained contracts for medical equipment and personnel.

At the center of the scheme are Lawrence Fenti and Heidi Webster, who used their connections in the Army to secure several medical contracts and then subcontracted the work to Webster's businesses, according to the indictment. John Hoffman, Fenti's friend and owner of Hoffman Surgical Devices Inc., was also charged in the...
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