Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Bribery (Baghdad, Iraq)

Faheem Mousa Salam, an employee of L-3 Communications subsidiary Titan Corporation in the International Zone in Baghdad, Iraq, was charged with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The criminal complaint, filed in federal court in the District of Columbia, alleged Salam offered payments to Iraqi police officials in exchange for contracts to supply the Civilian Police Assistance Training Team, Multi-National Security Transition Command – Iraq, with protective vests and other equipment. After pleading guilty to one count of violating the FCPA, in February 2007, Salam was sentenced to three years in prison, two years of supervised release, and 250 hours of community service. He was debarred in June 2007.

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Suspend/Debar - Employee
Date of Debarment
Contractors Involved Penalty
L-3 Communications $0
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release (Plea) 7/31/2007
DOJ Press Release (Sentencing) 7/31/2007
EPLS Record 7/31/2007
Judgment 7/31/2007

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database