Scott Anthony Walker
Scott Anthony Walker, 36, an Australian national working for an American engineering company in Afghanistan, was indicted by the U.S. Department of Justice for abuse of his position on an influential committee in Afghanistan to award a security subcontract to a vendor in return for payment of $250,000 USD. (1)
According to court documents, the subcontracts provided for private security services to protect U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) personnel and contractors in Afghanistan operating under the $1.4 billion USD ($1.49 billion) Afghanistan Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project (AIRP) contract.(2)
On November 16, 2009, Walker was extradited to the U.S., and on January 29, 2010 plead guilty and was sentenced to 66 months in Federal prison.
On August 10, 2010, Scott Anthony Walker BOP Register Number 73966-083 was successfully treaty transferred back to Australia. (3)