Guilty Plea Entered In Walter Reed Kickback Scheme

Law360, New York (March 12, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Already under scrutiny for the allegedly substandard conditions at its facilities, Walter Reed Army Medical Center suffered another blow Friday when a Rockville, Md. man pled guilty to participating in a contracts kickback scheme at the top U.S. military veterans hospital.

Leon Krachyna pled guilty to conspiracy to bribe a public official and defraud the Army, according to documents filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

From June 1999 to March 2002, Krachyna and an unnamed accomplice who was responsible for...
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