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Ex-USACE Workers Charged with Iraqi Corruption

Bloomberg reports that three former employees of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have been charged along with two other men with participating in a bribery and kickback scheme involving more than $50 million in Iraqi contracts. The indictment unsealed on Thursday in federal court in Newark, New Jersey, [U.S. v. Markus, 11-cr-366, U.S. […]

Army Engineer Accused of Iraq Contract Bribes

Federal authorities say a U.S. Army engineer took hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes for funneling Iraq reconstruction contracts to friends, building a $1.1 million mansion with the proceeds. John Alfy Salama Markus, 38, was arrested at his home on Wednesday and charged in New Jersey with money laundering and conspiracy to commit bribery […]