Houston businessman Frankie Wong, convicted last summer of bribing a Dallas Independent School District administrator to obtain district technology contracts, was sentenced Nov. 12 to 10 years in prison, reports the Dallas Morning News. U.S. District Judge Sam Lindsay also meted out an 11-year sentence to Ruben Bohuchot, the former Dallas ISD technology chief convicted of accepting an estimated $947,000 in illegal gifts and cash payments. In return, he made sure Wong’s company won two large computer contracts worth more than $120 million. "None of this would have happened without the participation of both of you," Judge Lindsay told Wong. "The one thing I guess we’ll never know is who approached whom first." Wong and Bohuchot are scheduled to report to prison on Jan. 20. Both said they will appeal their convictions. This week’s sentencing hearings effectively end a three-year federal investigation that uncovered a couple of creative schemes that Wong used to route gifts and cash to Bohuchot and his family and friends. Trial testimony showed that Wong bought a 46-foot deep-sea fishing yacht for $305,000. Basically, he turned over control of the boat to Bohuchot, an avid tournament fisherman. Wong’s company was called Micro System Enterprises. Prosecutors alleged that he created a "shell corporation" to own the boat and make it difficult to determine who was really "entertaining" Bohuchot. Federal investigators found that Wong also bought Bohuchot airline tickets, meals, golf outings, and hotel rooms…

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