Morgan County Judge Executive Tim Conley pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to a charge of mail fraud.
Conley admitted to his role in a kickback scheme with a Salyersville construction company between 2009 and 2013.
He fought back tears in the wake of a deadly tornado that ravaged
in 2012. Morgan County
He broke down again in federal court Tuesday, as he admitted to taking more than $100,000 in illegal kickbacks from a bridge contractor.
Conley is set to be sentenced December 2nd.
He could face up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.