Exec Denies Bribes For NJ Port Terminal, Road Contracts

Law360, New York (October 12, 2012, 4:18 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey construction company owner pled not guilty Friday to allegations that he paid $350,000 in bribes and kickbacks to a state Department of Transportation official and an employee with a private port terminal operator for their help with millions of dollars in contracts.

Authorities claim George Chrysanthopoulos, vice president of Morgan, N.J.-based Tarheel Enterprises Inc., struck a deal with the terminal operator employee to pay him $20,000 for every $5 million in contracts that his company earned. Chrysanthopoulos also paid about $48,000 in bribes...
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