The US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas indicts a federal military contractor for bid-rigging following a grand jury decision (Aaron Stephens)

Military Contractor Indicted for $15 Million Bid-Rigging Scheme and Conspiracy to Defraud the United States* A federal grand jury in the Eastern District of Texas returned an indictment charging a military contractor for rigging bids on public military contracts in Texas and Michigan and defrauding the United States. According to the indictment, from at least as early as May 2013 through at least April 2018, Aaron Stephens, 52, formed agreements with multiple co-conspirators to rig bids on certain government contracts in order to give the false impression of competition and secure government payments, and to defraud the United States. As a part of two different schemes, Stephens and his co-conspirators allegedly rigged eight

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