USPS Purchaser Pleads Guilty To Taking Bribes

Law360, New York (February 15, 2013, 4:16 PM EST) -- A purchaser for the U.S. Postal Service pled guilty Thursday to taking about $40,000 in bribes to steer $6 million in contracts to a Rockland, Md.-based information technology firm.

Gene Quarles, 47, admitted to a charge of bribery of a public official before U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III in Virginia federal court. Prosecutors said he took payments to help USPS contractor AH Computer Consulting Inc. secure contracts reportedly worth $6 million.

The bribery took place from 2010 to 2012, prosecutors said. AHCC made its regular...
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