AIR FORCE MASTER SGT GETS PRISON TIME
FOR TAKING BRIBES FROM CONTRACTORS IN
AFGHANISTAN - PATRICK BOYD TO SLAMMER
FOR 40 MONTHS - MUST PAY $130,000 IN
RESTITUTION - CORRUPTION AT BAGRAM AIR
BASE INCLUDED LT ROBERT MOORE, ALREADY
CONVICTED IN CONTRACTOR FRAUD

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An Air Force master sergeant who headed up a scheme to solicit bribes from contractors in Afghanistan is going to prison for the next 40 months and has been ordered to make $130,000 restitution for his crimes.

Patrick Boyd, 44, was convicted of taking money from crooked contractors in a fraud that included USAF 1st Lt. Robert Moore, already sentenced to 15 months in the slammer for his role in taking kickbacks.

A Gainesville, Fla. native, Boyd was also sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Matthew F. Kennelly to a year of supervised release upon completion of incarceration.

According to investigators, the Air Force E-7 ran a "pay-to-play" operation at Bagram air base where corrupt contractors coughed up at least $30,000 each to land sweetheart contracts.

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