Tuesday, October 27, 2009
First of the Day: State Department employee charged for Iraq kickbacks
It appeared to be the first time a State Department employee had been charged in federal court in connection with fraud in the multibillion-dollar U.S. reconstruction effort in Iraq, according to officials familiar with that work.
—Mary Beth Sheridan reporting in "Former State Dept. employee charged"
It may be first but it's not likely to be the last.