Country: United States
Company Involved: Nova Datacom LLC
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.