Global Contagion Report: Nova Datacom
Friday, April 19, 2013 at 2:08AM
Global Contagion Report in Army Corp of Engineers, Kerry F. Khan, Michael A. Alexander, Min Jung Cho, Nova Datacom

Country: United States

Company Involved: Nova Datacom LLC

Industry: Industrials

Industry Subsector: Defense

Officials Involved: Kerry F. Khan and Michael A. Alexander, former program managers for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Enforcement Action: Trial

Summary: Nova Datacom and its former president Min Jung Cho pleaded guilty to involvement in what the FBI is calling the largest domestic bribery and bid-rigging scheme in the history of federal contracting cases. The Virginia-based company is charged with paying more than $15 million in bribes to three public officials -- including Kerry F. Khan and Michael A. Alexander -- in order to win contracts through the Department of the Army and the Army Corps of Engineers. A total of 15 individuals have entered guilty pleas in connection with the scheme.

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