Philadelphia Man Charged with Bribery
|U.S. Attorney’s Office January 24, 2014|
Cua Thach, 31, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was charged by indictment, filed yesterday, in a bribery scheme, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. According to the indictment, Thach offered $1,500 in bribes to an investigator of the United States Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division who was investigating Thach’s company, CNS Agency Incorporated.
If convicted, Thach faces a maximum possible sentence of 15 years in prison, a $250,000 fine, three years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.
The case was investigated by the United States Department of Labor Office of Inspector General, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Paul G. Shapiro.
An indictment, information, or criminal complaint is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.