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Army Major Charged With Bribery $9.6 Million

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posted on Jul, 24 2007 @ 10:41 AM
And everyone thinks it just the politicians that are on the take. It sure looks like everyone is trying to line their nests on tax payers expenses.

Army Major Takes $9.6 Million in Kickbacks?

SAN ANTONIO - An Army major has been arrested on charges that he took $9.6 million in kickbacks and anticipated receiving $5.4 million more for rigging military supply contracts.

Federal authorities arrested Maj. John Cockerham, a contracting and procurement officer, and his wife, Melissa, on Monday as they returned from Louisiana to Fort Sam Houston.

The two are charged with accepting bribes, defrauding the United States, money laundering and conspiracy.

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