Tuesday, July 31, 2007

"Cockerham and his wife, Melissa, 40, were arrested in San Antonio on July 22, and Cockerham's sister, Carolyn Blake, 44, was arrested in Dallas on July 24. John Cockerham is charged with bribery, and all three are accused of conspiracy to launder about $15 million in bribe payments Cockerham allegedly took from at least eight government contractors operating in Iraq and Kuwait."