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Afghan Businessman Facing Charges for Bribing US Soldiers

The owner of an Afghan trucking company contracted to move supplies for coalition soldiers in 2009 has been charged in U.S. federal court with bribing soldiers in order to get contracts worth millions of dollars. A criminal complaint filed last week against Hikmatullah Shadman in U.S. District Court details a scheme involving trucking operations in southern Afghanistan and meetings with two U.S. Army members to hand them payments in bundles of $100 bills. The two soldiers, Robert Green...

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