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Prosecutors troubled by extent of military fraud

FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2014 file photo, Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell speaks in Washington. Fabian Barrera found a way to make fast cash in the Texas National Guard, earning $181,000 for claiming to have steered 119 potential recruits to join the military. But the bonuses were ill-gotten; the former captain never actually referred anyone. “The schemes we see really run the gamut from relatively small bribes paid to somebody in Afghanistan to hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of contracts being steered in the direction of a favored company who’s paying bribes,” Caldwell said in an interview. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Fabian Barrera found a way to make fast cash in the Texas National Guard, earning roughly $181,000 for claiming to have steered 119 potential recruits to join the military. But the bonuses were ill-gotten because the former captain never actually referred anyone.

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