HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Hawaii engineer who pleaded guilty to bribing public officials in Hawaii and the Federated States of Micronesia to secure contract work for his firm was sentenced Monday to 2 1/2 years behind bars.
He will also have to serve three years of supervised release.
Frank James Lyon, of Lyon Associates Inc. in Honolulu, had pleaded guilty to paying about $250,000 in order to land a $2.5 million state contract.
Authorities have not identified the Hawaii agency or workers involved in the bribery scheme.
Lyon also admitted to bribes that led to nearly $8 million in contracts in Micronesia.
This story will be updated.