Monday, February 23, 2009

Maryland University Official Sentenced In Bribery/Kickback Scheme

George F. Alinsod, 58, of Parkville, Maryland, was sentenced today to 3 years in prison and ordered to pay more than $200,000 in restitution to the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, where he had been employed, for accepting bribes and kickbacks from university contractors and suppliers. According to prosecutors, Alinsod's scheme spanned a five year period. He pleaded guilty last year to soliciting bribes and procurement fraud. Alinsod is one of several individuals who have been involved in defrauding the university. He was the construction manager for the university.

Read the story here and here.

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