Ex-Commerce Employee Found Guilty On Bribery Charges

Law360, New York (June 16, 2017, 5:39 PM EDT) -- A Virginia federal jury has convicted a former information technology worker at the U.S. Department of Commerce of receiving bribes in exchange for awarding lucrative contracts and funneling the payments through a restaurant business he owned, federal prosecutors announced on Thursday.

Raushi J. Conrad, 42, was found guilty of conspiracy to pay and receive bribes and acceptance of bribes by a public official, according to the redacted verdict form. Conrad operated the scheme while director of systems operation and security within Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and...
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