Ex-County Officials Plead Guilty In Kickback Scandal

Law360, New York (August 2, 2012, 3:55 PM EDT) -- Two former El Paso County, Texas, officials pled guilty Wednesday to federal corruption charges that they directed more than $100 million in government health insurance contracts to a subsidiary of Access Plans USA Inc. in exchange for bribes.

Former El Paso County Judge Luther Jones and former County Commissioner Larry Medina pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail or wire fraud. They admitted to participating in a kickback scheme with former Access HealthSource Inc. CEO Frank Apodaca Jr., who pled guilty to one...
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3:10-cr-02284

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August 31, 2010

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