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BOP Inmate Pleaded Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Bribery


On August 31, 2020, a BOP Inmate previously incarcerated at the Federal Correctional Institution Texarkana (FCI Texarkana) in Texas was arrested and pleaded guilty to an August 4, 2020, Information that charged him with one count of conspiracy to commit bribery of a public official.  Gilbert Gomez pleaded guilty in the Eastern District of Texas.  According to the factual statement in support of the guilty plea, from in or about August 2019 through in or about January 2020, Gomez conspired with a BOP Correctional Officer to pay bribes to the Correctional Officer in exchange for smuggling contraband into FCI Texarkana.  The investigation is being conducted by the OIG’s Dallas Field Office and the United States Postal Inspection Service’s Fort Worth Field Office.

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