Defense Contractors Plead Guilty In Bid-Rigging Probe

Law360, New York (July 30, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Two contractors pled guilty on Tuesday to conspiracy, admitting they attempted to use inside information to underbid a global competitor as a federal investigation into bid-rigging in military fuel contracts gained steam.

The ongoing criminal probe spans at least three countries, and two companies remained under indictment Wednesday.

Paul Wilkinson and Christopher Cartwright were scheduled to begin trial on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court in Baltimore, the U.S. Department of Justice announced. But Wilkinson pled guilty to conspiring to defraud the United States, commit wire...
To view the full article, register now.



Case Information

Case Title

USA v. Cartwright et al

Case Number




Nature of Suit


William M Nickerson

Date Filed

February 10, 2011

Law Firms

Government Agencies

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.