New york — the wedtech corporation scandal began like the buzz of a pesky gnat but now it sounds like the drone of a harley-davidson motorcycle without a muffler. 10 reprehensible crimes of ronald reagan nathan wold january the grand irony of the iran-contra scandal is that reagan won the presidency by. A federal judge said e robert wallach deserved a six-year prison term for his role in the wedtech scandal because the defendant used his influence 'on the. For his political career ended in scandal back in 1988, and he served over two years in federal prison mario biaggi was released early due to ill health.
Holding attorneys general in contempt by congress charged ronald reagan's attorney general edwin meese with involvement in the wedtech scandal. Here are some of the key figures in the scandal involving the wedtech corp the bronx-based defense contractor won a $32 million no-bid contract in 1982 to build. In 1987, meese came under scrutiny for his role in the iran-contra scandal, which involved a 1985 arms-for-hostages deal with iran known as the wedtech scandal. Garcia, robert in depressed inner cities—highlighted a promising house career that ended abruptly when garcia became enmeshed in the wedtech scandal through.
New york -- rep mario biaggi, the senior member of new york city`s congressional delegation, was convicted on thursday of 15 felony counts in the wedtech. Wedtech corp, with friends high in how wedtech became the most corrupt little company in america marilyn who covered the wedtech scandal for new york city's.
New york, nov 21 -- rep robert garcia (d-ny) and his wife, jane lee garcia, were indicted here today on charges of demanding and receiving more than $150,000 in. Aorg/wiki/lyn_nofziger fromwikipedia,thefreeencyclopedia thisarticleneedsadditionalcitationsforverificationpleasehelpimprovethisarticlebyadd. The wedtech scandal was the name of an american political scandal involving the award of government contracts it was first brought to light in 1986.
The wedtech scandal refers to the december 1987 indictment of e robert wallach and two other men were on charges of defrauding stockholders of wedtech the. Congress reacted to the wedtech scandal by passing toothless reform legislation in 1988 the “economically disadvantaged” thereafter had to have a personal net.
Service as us attorney general and wedtech scandal meese became attorney general in february 1985, holding this office until august, 1988, when he resigned due to. The wedtech scandal lead to the resignation of ed meese after it emerged that his close friend had worked as a lobbyist for the wedtech he claimed however that the. Norma m riccucci profiles six unsung heroes, the people behind the scenes of some of the most successful programs in who investigated the wedtech scandal. In december 1987, e robert wallach and two other men were indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of defrauding stockholders of wedtech corp wedtech was a metal. Reagan administration scandals source: wedtech scandal wedtech scandal wedtech corporation convicted of bribery for defense department contracts. Lyn nofziger reagan's press secretary was convicted on charges of illegal lobbying after leaving government service in wedtech scandal. The wedtech scandal was the name of an american political scandal that came to light in 1986 involving the wedtech corporation about the book: https://www.