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Man Gets 18 Months for Military Base Kickbacks

(CN) - A Los Angeles man who worked at the Los Angeles Air Force Base was sentenced Monday to 18 months in federal prison for taking $73,000 in kickbacks from contractors to whom he steered work.

Alejandro Rivera, 39, pleaded guilty in December to eight counts of taking kickbacks and three counts of mail fraud. Rivera took money four times from an Air Force subcontractor who was working with the FBI, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.

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