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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 23, 2014

Philadelphia Business Owner Charged With Bribery

Cua Thach, 31, of Philadelphia, PA, was charged by Indictment in a bribery scheme, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.  According to the indictment, Thach offered $1,500 in bribes to an Investigator of the United States Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, who was investigating Thach’s company, CNS Agency, Incorporated.

If convicted, Thach faces a maximum possible sentence of 15 years in prison, a $250,000 fine, three years of supervised release and a $100 special assessment.

The case was investigated by the United States Department of Labor Office of Inspector General, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division.  It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Paul G. Shapiro.

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An Indictment/Information/Criminal Complaint is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, EASTERN DISTRICTof PENNSYLVANIA
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Updated December 15, 2014