Guilty Plea Entered In Home Depot Kickback Probe

Law360, New York (July 1, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A former Home Depot employee pled guilty Monday to participating in a five-year kickback scheme with vendors and fellow employees that totaled more than $2.5 million in secret payoffs.

Anthony M. Tesvich, 42, of Atlanta, pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and three counts of tax evasion, according to a plea agreement filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

He is scheduled to be sentenced on Sept. 2, 2008 before U.S. Judge Richard Story in Atlanta....
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