A federal judge on March 31 identified the long-suspected president of a Plains Township, Pa., technology firm as the contractor who paid thousands of dollars in hidden kickbacks to a former Luzerne County school administrator facing prison in an ongoing corruption probe, reports the Standard Speaker. Anthony J. Trombetta of Intellacom Inc. paid Jeffrey J. Piazza $16,600 in illegal commissions after Piazza convinced colleagues at the Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center to purchase overpriced digital whiteboards from the firm, U.S. District Judge James M. Munley said, revealing details of a confidential pre-sentencing report. Munley's disclosure, minutes before he sentenced...
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