Skip to comments.John Murtha Buddy Suspended Because of KICKBACKS-Are the Feds Closing In On the Pork King?
Posted on 01/07/2010 12:40:49 PM PST by Shellybenoit
Back in January, agents from the FBI, the IRS and the Defense Criminal Investigative Service searched the office of Kuchera Industries and Kuchera Defense Systems, as well as the homes of the firms' founders. These companies reportedly received over $100 million in earmarks, thanks to Murtha's efforts.
While it was unclear whether Murtha was a target of the investigations, the heightened scrutiny of some of his closest donors including Kuchera and PMA allies signals that the Feds may be inching closer to the 35-year-member of Congress, who is a constant nominee for the Congressional Porker of the Year.
Eventually the former chief executive of Kuchera and buddy of John Murtha, was charged by federal prosecutors with taking about $200,000 in kickbacks from a subcontractor. Kuchera, which has given ten of thousands of dollars to Murtha's campaign and political action committee.
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For some unknown reason the thought of Ferris Buelar posing as the sausage king of Chicago comes to mind.
Are the feds closing in on the pork king? We can only hope!
Hopeful news ping
Yes it is!
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