LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- An Army sergeant based at Fort Campbell has pleaded guilty for his part in the theft of fuel from a military base in Afghanistan.
The U.S. Justice Department said in a news release that Bilal Abdullah pleaded guilty to bribery on Thursday before U.S. District Judge Thomas B. Russell in the Western District of Kentucky.
The statement says Abdullah admitted taking payments from a trucking company representative to facilitate the theft of 25 truckloads of fuel, causing a loss to the U.S. of more than $400,000.
The guilty plea by Abdullah, of the 426th Brigade Support Battalion, is the third to come out of the investigation. Military contractor employee Jonathan Hightower pleaded guilty to similar charges last August, and Christopher Weaver pleaded guilty to fuel theft last October.
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