Fla. Contractor Takes Bribery Conviction To Supreme Court

Law360, Los Angeles (November 15, 2013, 8:13 PM EST) -- A Florida maintenance worker has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn his conviction in an alleged pay-to-play conspiracy with federally funded hospitals, arguing that the five-year statute of limitations clock began when he delivered a bribe of electrical generators, not when he installed them.

The Eleventh Circuit in June upheld the convictions of Thomas Pacchioli for allegedly giving electric generators to three hospital facility managers in exchange for lucrative service contracts, rejecting Pacchioli’s argument that the clock started ticking when he agreed to the bribe...
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