A former director of a Russian nuclear energy firm was sentenced Tuesday to 48 months in federal prison for taking $2 million in bribes to award uranium transportation contracts to an American company.
Judge Theodore Chuang in the federal district of Maryland also ordered Vadim Mikerin to forfeit $2.1 million.
Mikerin, 56, lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland. He pleaded guilty in August to a money laundering conspiracy.
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