Army Contractor Ordered To Pay Up In Bagram Bribe Case

Law360, Chicago (February 27, 2012, 8:30 PM EST) -- An Illinois federal judge on Monday sentenced contractor AZ Corp. to pay $100,000 as punishment for handing an illegal $50,000 gratuity to a U.S. Army sergeant in exchange for his help securing trucking and transportation work at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan.

U.S. District Judge Matthew F. Kennelly sentenced the company to pay a $50,000 fine and $50,000 in restitution, making AZ the latest defendant to be sentenced as a result of the government's probe into widespread bribery at Bagram Airfield that sparked charges against a slew...
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