U.S. Obtains Over $25 Million in Forfeited Funds

March 13, 2019

The United States Justice Department released a statement on March 5, 2019, regarding $25 million obtained in forfeited funds as part of a successful effort to root out fraud and corruption in government contracting in Afghanistan.

According to the document:

“The Department of Justice has reached a settlement of its civil forfeiture case against assets owned by Hikmatullah Shadman that he wrongfully acquired as a government contractor in Afghanistan.  Under the terms of the settlement, approximately $25 million will be forfeited to the United States.  The civil settlement is part of a global settlement that involved the resolution of a criminal case and False Claims Act allegations.”

Click here to read the full statement.