Business Agent Pleads Guilty In Bandage Kickback Case

Law360, Chicago (May 30, 2013, 3:51 PM EDT) -- An Illinois businessman pled guilty Thursday to one count of wire fraud in connection with a kickback scheme allegedly involving two former Cook County officials that prosecutors say was aimed at getting public hospitals to order bandages from the company he represented.

Gerald W. Lombardi, also known as Jerry Lombardi Sr., copped to the charge under a plea deal with prosecutors. His son, Jerry A. Lombardi, entered his own plea agreement in the case in March, when he pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to...
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