Severe Weather Alert Follow Us On Twitter #KCRGWX

Winter Weather Alert Follow Us On Twitter #KCRGWX

Current Alerts

Current Alerts Click to learn more

X Close

Click Here for our Friday Night Lights live stream and game chat

Swipe left and right to view more scores

Scores refresh every five minutes. View more scores

FBI Accuses Iowan of Lobbying Law Violations

  • Photo
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - The FBI says an Air Force captain who oversaw a company's contracts to supply boots for Afghan soldiers switched sides after leaving government, taking money to represent the vendor in front of his former colleagues.

A complaint alleges Adam J. Pudenz of Carroll, Iowa, repeatedly sought U.S. government contract payments in 2011 for Kabul Milli Trading Company, which hired him as a $40,000-per-month consultant.

The complaint says that months earlier, Pudenz was in charge of managing those same contracts for the Air Force and took actions that benefited the company. He's charged with violating laws on lobbying and conflicts of interest.

Pudenz did not enter a plea when he appeared in federal court in Sioux City on Wednesday and was released. His attorney didn't immediately return a message left Thursday.

Featured Videos