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Contractor gets prison sentence and $327K fine for kickback scheme

 |  January 31, 2012

Edward T. Fodrey, a Virginia contractor, was sentenced to 37 months in prison and a $326,799 restitution fine for his role in a kickback scheme and mail fraud. An employee at healthcare and nursing home facilities owned by Medical Facilities of America steered contracts to Fodrey by fabricating higher quotes in the bid process for repair and maintenance work. Furthermore, according to the DOJ Press Release, “[t]he MFA employee directed subordinates to solicit quotes only from Fodrey or other conspiring vendors and specified the amount Fodrey should quote to MFA as well as the amount of the kickback on each of the contracts.”

Source: DOJ Press Release