Ex-Wife Gets 2 Years In Home Depot Kickback Case

Law360, New York (August 4, 2009, 1:46 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has sentenced the ex-wife of a former employee of The Home Depot Inc. to two years in prison plus more than $260,000 in restitution for filing a false tax return in connection with a plot to accept kickbacks from foreign companies looking to become suppliers to the home improvement giant.

Judge Richard W. Story of he U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia on Monday handed down the sentence for Mobile, Ala., resident Melissa Deaton Tesvich, 41, who pled guilty in...
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