Military Base Workers Cop To Trading Business For Bribes

Law360, Chicago (May 8, 2013, 8:18 PM EDT) -- Two former employees at a Georgia military base admitted Wednesday to taking bribes to divert business to a local trucking company in a scheme that resulted in millions of dollars in overcharges to the government.

Mitchell D. Potts, 48, and Jeffrey S. Philpot, 35, each pled guilty to one count of bribery of a public official before U.S. District Judge W. Louis Sands, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Georgia.

The two men, both of Sylvester, Ga., worked...
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