Bribery Plea: Former Bellevue Director Avoids Jail on Felony Plea

Charged with Bribe Receiving in the Second Degree and Third Degrees (class “C” and “D” felonies punishable by up to 15 and 7 years in state prison respectively), Carlos Perez, the ex-director at Bellevue, recently pleaded guilty to the lesser Bribe Receiving offense. Today, present with his criminal defense attorney in NY County (Manhattan) Supreme Court, Mr. Perez was sentenced to five years probation for the scheme that he perpetrated. In addition to probation, Mr. Perez will also forfeit $25,000.

According to the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office’s website, Mr. Perez’s guilty plea “stems from Mr. Perez’s efforts to assist a company obtain a contract with Bellevue Hospital for the transcription of medical records.”

Whether you are accused or the target of an investigation regarding Bribery, Falsifying Business Records, Grand Larceny or any other White Collar crime, contact the criminal defense attorneys and former Manhattan prosecutors at Saland Law PC so that we can preserve your rights, fight for your liberty, and maintain your integrity.

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