A former Home Depot manager identified by federal authorities investigating illegal kickbacks to executives of the company has pleaded guilty to fraud and tax charges. Ronald K. Johnston, a former Home Depot global product merchant, entered a guilty plea to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and two counts of filing a false income tax return, U.S. Attorney David E. Nahmias announced last week. Johnston is the third Home Depot employee who has admitted to participating in the kickback scheme.
Third Former Home Depot Executive Pleads Guilty to Fraud
January 21, 2009