Four to be sentenced for roles in S.C. State kickback scheme

Four men who pleaded guilty to being part of a kickback scheme involving South Carolina State University are scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday in Charleston.

Lance Wright, Michael Bartley, Robert A. “Tony” Williams and Phil D. Mims will be sentenced in federal court, according to U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles. Circuit Judge David Norton will preside at the Hollings Judicial Center. Sentencing starts at 11 a.m. with the last one at 2:30 p.m.

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