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CORRUPTION PROBE-VA OFFICIAL
Cleveland VA Medical Center ex-director pleads guilty to money laundering, wire fraud
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Thursday, February 20, 2014 5:57 PM EST
A former director of the Veterans Affairs medical centers in Cleveland and Dayton has pleaded guilty to multiple federal charges in a bribery case.
Montague also agreed to pay more than $390,000 in restitution and forfeiture.
The charges against Montague accused him of taking bribes in exchange for influencing VA decisions on more than $1 billion in contracts.
Montague led the Cleveland VA Medical Center from 1995 to 2010 and the Dayton VA Medical Center for part of 2011.
A message was left with Montague's attorney. Sentencing was set for May 20.