Ex-Con Ed Manager Gets 70 Months For Kickbacks

Law360, New York (December 9, 2011, 5:54 PM EST) -- A former manager at Consolidated Edison of New York was sentenced Friday to nearly six years in prison and hundreds of thousands of dollars in restitution after admitting to taking more than $800,000 in kickbacks to steer supply contracts to certain pipe vendors.

U.S. District Judge Denise L. Cote ordered Edison, N.J., resident James M. Woodason to serve 70 months in prison and to pay both a $12,500 criminal fine and more than $340,000 in restitution to Con Ed, the U.S. Department of Justice said....
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