7 Birdsall Execs Indicted Over Pay-To-Play Scheme

Law360, New York (March 26, 2013, 9:57 PM EDT) -- New Jersey's attorney general on Tuesday announced the indictments of seven executives, including the CEO, of engineering firm Birdsall Services Group, the latest indictments stemming from a pay-to-play scheme that masked illegal corporate campaign contributions as personal employee donations.

Birdsall CEO Howard C. Birdsall faces first-degree counts of conspiracy and money laundering, along with other top Birdsall executives who allegedly took part in a scheme to bundle small donations into large lump sums as donations to political organizations and campaigns. The executives sought to curry political...
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