Guilty plea in Monroe County corruption case

Feb 6, 2016

A guilty plea has been entered in a public works corruption case in Monroe County.

Former county Chief Information Officer Nelson Rivera has agreed to 2 felony charges in connection with a scheme to rig two multimillion dollar contracts regarding work with the county. Rivera faces five years of probation, loss of his pension and a $25,000 fine.

Monroe County Seal
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Robert Wiesner, Former Security Director of the Monroe County Water Authority, was indicted in the case as well.