Sunday, January 8, 2012

Former Parkway Hospital CEO indicted for bribing NY State Senator

The former CEO of Parkway Hospital in Queens, N.Y., pleaded guilty to bribing former State Sen. Carl Kruger (D-Brooklyn), the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) announced this week.

According to the indictment, the complaint and statements made during Tuesday's plea proceeding, Dr. Robert Aquino in 2008 made Parkway Hospital pay $60,000 to Adex Management Inc., a company in which Kruger had interests. Aquino said he made the payments to Adex in exchange for Kruger's help to keep Parkway Hospital open.

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