A former Auckland Council employee pleaded guilty in the Auckland High Court on Wednesday to a corruption charge brought by the Serious Fraud Office.
Sundeep Dilip Rasila (42) admitted accepting a $7500 bribe in his role as a procurement relationship specialist.
Sunil Chand (56), who gave Mr Rasila the kickback in return for his company, On Time Print Finishers Ltd, being awarded a council contract valued at $140,150, also pleaded guilty. The contract was for the supply of 22,000 USBs.
They were remanded on bail to reappear for sentencing on 12 May.
Mr Chand sold the business & wound the solvent company up on 1 June 2018.
Attribution: Serious Fraud Office.