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U.S. Attorney Ronald Machen Jr. of the District of Columbia.
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|Two senior employees at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers bilked the government out of $20 million through a "brazen" bribery and kickback scheme, federal prosecutors charged Tuesday afternoon...The fraud was "staggering in scope," said Ronald Machen Jr., the U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, at a news conference announcing the arrests.
"This indictment alleges one of the most brazen corruption schemes in the history of federal contracting," Machen said.