Former Contracting Officer Pleads Guilty to Bribery in Broad Iraq Bid-Rigging Scheme

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Saturday, April 1, 2006
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
22
Issue: 
4
140
Abstract: 
On February 1, 2006, Robert J. Stein, a former contracting officer for the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA), agreed to plead guilty in a Iraq contract probe. Stein entered a plea on the following day in U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia. The case, the first corruption conviction arising from the efforts to rebuild Iraq, indicates a much wider scheme that remains under investigation … [more]