WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Former Food and Drug Administration inspector Roberto Vaccaro was convicted May 31 of taking bribes to allow contaminated seafood into the United States. According to the U.S. attorney's office in Newark, N.J., Vaccaro was convicted of one count of conspiring to defraud the United States and FDA, eight counts of bribery and one count of importing seafood previously rejected by FDA. He is to be sentenced Aug. 11, and could receive up to 130 years in prison and $250,000 in ...
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