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US Army Can’t Show Delivery of $1bn Fuel to Iraq

By John Lee. The Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR) has reported that U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) did not establish effective internal controls to document that goods and services paid for using DFI funds were received in Iraq. SIGIR sampled 12 DFI-funded payments, totaling about $1.1 billion, made to USACE and found that […]

Three Charged in Iraq Kickback Scheme

AFP reports that three men have been charged with conspiring to defraud the US government over a kickback scheme involving contracts for ammunition disposal in Iraq. Briton Ahmed Sarchil Kazzaz and his business, Leadstay Company, were charged in federal court in the southern state of Alabama along with US citizens Gaines Newell, 52, and Billy […]

Tutor Perini wins $55m Contract for Blast Protection

Tutor Perini Corporation (NYSE: TPC), a leading civil and building construction company, has announced that its subsidiary, Perini Management Services, Inc. (PMSI), has been awarded a task order valued at $55 million by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Middle East District. The task order was competitively bid under the multi-year USACE MATOC program […]

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. […]

USACE Helps Iraq One Family at a Time

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Gulf Region District soldiers and civilians help the people of Iraq everyday through the construction of quality hospitals, schools, water treatment facilities, security facilities and infrastructure projects. But, recently, the USACE Southern Area Office (SAO) implemented a program that will help the Iraqi’s in a different way – by providing […]