Ex-Contractor Charged in Kickback

July 7, 2009

A former executive for a defense contractor with ties to powerful Democratic U.S. Rep. John Murtha is charged by federal prosecutors in Pittsburgh with taking about $200,000 in kickbacks from a subcontractor.

The executive charged is Richard Ianieri (eye-uh-NAYR’-ee), of Doylestown, who used to work for a company called Coherent Systems International Corp.

Read more: (“Ex-Contractor with Murtha Ties Charged in Kickback,” The Tribune-Democrat, 7/07/09)