OPP maintenance director pleads guilty to bid rigging scheme

New Orleans, La. - Former Orleans Parish Prison maintenance director Gerard Hoffman pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in connection to a bid rigging scheme at the jail.

He and former OPP Purchasing Director John Sens were named in a federal bill of informaiton last month.

The two are accused in a bid-rigging scheme that allegedly awarded them thousands of dollars in cash and gifts from two un-named contractors.

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