Probe aims to determine if procurement executives violated federal conflict-of-interest laws.
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In wake of scandal at Defense Department, new working group aims to combat abuses in acquisition system.
Michael Sears also fined $250,000 for illegally negotiating a job for a top Air Force official at the nation’s second-largest defense contractor.
Prosecutors argue alternatives to imprisonment would do little to deter "such illegal conduct in the future by companies and their senior management."
Technology company previously held contract.
Draft statement of work calls for contractor employees to be deployed at regional offices around the country.
Eight additional Air Force deals worth about $3 billion will be scrutinized.
Agency warned contracting officers of rules’ violations, which the company denies.
Lockheed Martin will take over 2,500 flight service jobs in biggest public-private competition ever.