An ex-forman of buildings and grounds for Millburn school district pleaded guilty to theft and will be sentenced in October, the Essex County Prosecutor's Office said.
According to the office, Dimitre Zahariev, of Millburn, pleaded guilty to third-degree conspiracy to commit theft by deception and third-degree theft by deception in Newark Superior Court on Aug. 29. His sentencing is scheduled for Oct. 28.
The article reported Zahariev and Koburov were accused of taking a bribe to award a bid to a contractor. The pair was also accused of encouraging the contractor to inflate construction costs and split the profits.
Kathy Carter, a spokeswoman for the prosecutor's office, told The Item Koburov took a plea bargain last summer and cooperated with authorities.
According to the prosecutor's office, Zahariez does not face any jail time but is expected to be required to serve community service or probation. Additionally, he will be banned from holding a public job.