The owner of a Chicago-area
trucking company pleaded guilty to one count of perjury Tuesday, July 19,
making him the 20th person convicted in the city’s ongoing Hired Truck
founder of Sarch Hauling Ltd., admitted to contributing $28,000 to city and
district political campaigns in exchange for work with the corrupt city
program, the Chicago Tribune reported.
The perjury charge
against Alvarez was the result of an earlier appearance before a grand jury, in
which he concealed and lied about his relationship with higher-ups and his
involvement in the program.
cooperating with authorities and will face up to 12 months in prison when he is
sentenced on Oct. 12, according to the Tribune.