Ex-LA Coliseum Official Cops To Role In Kickback Scheme

Law360, New York (March 29, 2012, 4:37 PM EDT) -- The former general manager of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Wednesday pled guilty after prosecutors lobbed bribery and embezzlement charges at three former stadium officials over alleged schemes to pocket millions from the stadium’s funds.

Patrick Lynch, 55, who copped to one felony count of conflict of interest, agreed to repay $385,000 in kickbacks he allegedly received from a contractor, the owner of a janitorial company that cleaned the stadium, the L.A. district attorney’s office said in a statement.

Lynch had received the money in...
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