bribery

FLORIDA News: PENSACOLA, Jerry T. Vertefeuille, Business Owner and Former Government Contracting Officer Representative Plead Guilty to Conspiracy and Bribery

PENSACOLA, FLORIDA – Jerry T. Vertefeuille, 53, of Niceville, and Christopher A. Carter, 37, of Fort Walton Beach, pleaded guilty on July 11 and June 28, respectively, to conspiracy (to commit theft of honest services and wire fraud) and bribery of a public official. Additionally, Vertefeuille pleaded guilty to obtaining and disclosing procurement information. The … Continue reading FLORIDA News: PENSACOLA, Jerry T. Vertefeuille, Business Owner and Former Government Contracting Officer Representative Plead Guilty to Conspiracy and Bribery

NEW YORK | Marketing firm to pay more than $24M in soccer bribery case

NEW YORK – A Spain-based sports media company must pay a hefty penalty after its U.S. affiliate pleaded guilty to charges it bribed Latin American soccer officials. A New York City judge ordered the company Imagina on Tuesday to pay more than $24 million in fines and restitution on charges stemming from the U.S. corruption … Continue reading NEW YORK | Marketing firm to pay more than $24M in soccer bribery case

Texas News: Former Mayor of Crystal City, Ricardo Lopez Sentenced to Federal Prison for Bribery and Kickback Scheme

Del Rio, Texas. – In Del Rio today, U.S. District Judge Alia Moses sentenced Ricardo Lopez, the former Mayor of Crystal City, TX, to 97 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release and to pay $24,003.95___ restitution, announced United States Attorney John F. Bash and FBI Special Agent in Charge Christopher … Continue reading Texas News: Former Mayor of Crystal City, Ricardo Lopez Sentenced to Federal Prison for Bribery and Kickback Scheme

COPENHAGEN, Denmark  | European Central Banker in Latvia denies charges of bribery

COPENHAGEN, Denmark  — The Latvian member of the European Central Bank’s top policymaking board has rejected charges of bribery. Latvian broadcaster LSM cites Ilmars Rimsevics, head of the Baltic country’s central bank, as saying: “I completely deny all these allegations.” He was charged Thursday and was presented with them Friday. Rimsevics is accused of accepting … Continue reading COPENHAGEN, Denmark  | European Central Banker in Latvia denies charges of bribery

Indiana News: Former Merrillville Town Councilman,Thomas Goralczyk Sentenced To 15 Months In Prison For Bribery

In Connection With The Town’s Towing Contract Merrillville,Indiana –Thomas Goralczyk, age 51, of Merrillville, Indiana was sentenced before U.S. District Court Judge Joseph S. Van Bokkelen on his plea of guilty to a federal bribery charge, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch. Goralczyk was sentenced to 15 months in prison with the court acknowledging that he had already … Continue reading Indiana News: Former Merrillville Town Councilman,Thomas Goralczyk Sentenced To 15 Months In Prison For Bribery

Maryland News: Former Maryland State Delegate & County Councilman, Young Jung Paig Sentenced To More Than Four Years In Prison For Participation In Bribery Scheme

Greenbelt, MD – United States District Judge Paula Xinis sentenced William Alberto Campos-Escobar (a/k/a “Will Campos”), age 43, of Hyattsville, Maryland, to 54 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for conspiracy and bribery in relation to a scheme to use County funds to obtain bribe payments.  In addition, Judge Xinis ordered … Continue reading Maryland News: Former Maryland State Delegate & County Councilman, Young Jung Paig Sentenced To More Than Four Years In Prison For Participation In Bribery Scheme

Five Former Salesmen For Morris County Clinical Lab Sentenced For Bribing Doctors In $100 Million Test Referral Scheme

NEWARK, N.J. – Five individuals were sentenced yesterday for bribing doctors in exchange for test referrals as part of a long-running and elaborate scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC (BLS), of Parsippany, New Jersey, its president and numerous associates, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Doug Hurley, 38, of Hillsborough, New Jersey, and Kevin Kerekes, … Continue reading Five Former Salesmen For Morris County Clinical Lab Sentenced For Bribing Doctors In $100 Million Test Referral Scheme

Former City Attorney and City Manager of Crystal City, TX, Sentenced to Federal Prison for Bribery and Kickback Scheme

In Del Rio today, a federal judge sentenced the former City Attorney and City Manager of Crystal City, TX, to 420 months in federal prison for his role in a bribery and kickback scheme which decimated city coffers announced United States Attorney John F. Bash and FBI Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs, San Antonio. … Continue reading Former City Attorney and City Manager of Crystal City, TX, Sentenced to Federal Prison for Bribery and Kickback Scheme