FBI Raids Murtha-Friendly Defense Contractor

Friday, January 23, 2009

Agents from the FBI, the IRS and the Defense Criminal Investigative Service raided the Windber, Pennsylvania, offices of Kuchera Industries and Kuchera Defense Systems. The Kuchera companies received $8.2 million in defense earmark contracts in 2008. Over the past decade, Kuchera and its employees have contributed $56,000 to the campaigns of 35-year Congressional veteran Rep. John Murtha (D-PA).

Pa. Defense Firm Raided by FBI (by Reid Wilson, The Hill)
Federal Agents Raid Kuchera Companies (by Shawn Paitek, Johnstown Tribune-Democrat)
FBI (AllGov)
IRS (AllGov)


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