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Army major pleads guilty to accepting gratuities

By The Associated Press

This article was published January 3, 2013 at 2:48 p.m.

— A U.S. Army major has pleaded guilty to accepting thousands of dollars in gratuities from contractors while in Iraq.

Federal attorneys said 40-year-old Ulysses S. Hicks of Sumter, S.C., pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to conspiracy to accept illegal gratuities.

Court documents say Hicks was a U.S. Army captain serving as a pay agent for money used to buy miscellaneous items and supplies from local vendors.

Authorities said that from about March 2007 to October 2008, Hicks and a co-conspirator sought, received and accepted illegal gratuities for helping Iraqi contractors get U.S. government contracts.

Hicks faces up to five years in prison, a $250,000 fine and as much as three years of supervised release. He’s agreed to pay $65,409 plus interest in restitution to the United States.

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mhck52 says... January 3, 2013 at 2:58 p.m.

Ah, living the American dream.

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