Holder Urged To Assist DOD Mi-17 Corruption Probe

Law360, Washington (September 17, 2013, 7:05 PM EDT) -- A bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers urged U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in a letter released Tuesday to put all available resources behind a criminal investigation into misconduct in the U.S. Department of Defense's controversial procurement of Mi-17 transport helicopters, saying the potential impact on taxpayers demands "special scrutiny."

The group of 32 lawmakers, led by Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, urged Holder to support the Defense Criminal Investigative Service's investigation into potential criminal misconduct in the Pentagon's procurement of the Russian-made Mi-17 helicopters — revealed in an...
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