Justice: Conflicts of Interest

Conflicts of Interest

While three of Ronald Reagan's former aides were being grilled on Capitol Hill, two others were enduring rough treatment in the courts.

Onetime White House Political Director Lyn Nofziger was indicted last week on six conflict-of-interest charges by a federal grand jury in Washington. Within months after Nofziger left the Administration in January 1982, the grand jury said, he lobbied the Administration on behalf of the National Marine Engineers' Beneficial Association, the Fairchild Republic Co. and the Wedtech Corp., which is accused of paying off public officials in exchange for lucrative no-bid Government contracts. Nofziger was indicted under the 1978 Ethics...