Fort Gordon Army Colonel, wife and colleague face bribery charges

Audra and Anthony Roper
Audra and Anthony Roper

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – We are learning new details about an alleged bribery and kickback scheme involving U.S. Army contracts.

According to a grand jury indictment, Colonel Anthony Roper, his wife Audra Roper and Dwayne Fuller are accused of rigging the awards of more than $20 million in contracts.

The indictment accuses Anthony Roper of offering bribes to public officials, and accepting kickbacks.

That money is said to have been funneled into his personal checking account through a shell corporation created by his wife.

The indictment also accuses the trio of obstructing an investigation into the alleged scheme.


AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – A Fort Gordon colonel, his wife, and a third person are under federal indictment, accused in a bribery and kickback scheme involving US Army contracts.

Colonel Anthony Roper, Audra Roper and Dwayne Fulton– who is not pictured– are accused of rigging the award of more than 20-million dollars in Army contracts.

The indictment also accuses the trio of obstructing an investigation into the alleged scheme.

Colonel Roper is facing several counts of bribery, making false statements and obstruction.

Audra Roper is charged with conspiracy, making false statements and obstruction.

Dwayne Fulton is charged with conspiracy and obstruction.

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