Ex-Wells Fargo Worker Gets 4 Months For Ex-Im Bank Bribe

Law360, New York (January 30, 2012, 8:10 PM EST) -- A former Wells Fargo Bank employee was sentenced in Texas on Friday to four months in prison for accepting a $50,000 bribe in connection with a scheme to fraudulently secure millions of dollars in loans backed by the U.S. Export-Import Bank.

U.S. District Judge Fred Biery also ordered Gerardo Uribe, who pled guilty in October to bank bribery and a money laundering charge, to forfeit the $50,000, serve an additional four months' home confinement and five years of supervised release.

Uribe's crimes were part of a...
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