Businessman Cops To Kickback Plot Over Bandage Sales

By Megan Stride (March 4, 2013, 7:45 PM EST) -- An Illinois businessman pled guilty Monday to one count of conspiracy to commit bribery, admitting that he agreed to pay bribes and kickbacks to two former Cook County officials in exchange for their help in getting public hospitals to order bandages from the company he represented.

Jerry Lombardi Jr., 33, copped to the charge under a plea agreement in which he agreed to cooperate with the U.S. Attorney's Office in Chicago in connection with any investigation or proceeding. If prosecutors are satisfied with that assistance, the agreement calls for them to ask the court to sentence Lombardi to 30 months in...

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