On May 29, 2008, Anthony M. Tesvich, a former employee of Home Depot, was charged with three counts of tax evasion and one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud.
According to the Department of Justice, the conspiracy took place from October 2002 to October 2007. Mr. Tesvich took kickbacks from various foreign vendors seeking to do business with Home Depot. Mr. Tesvich also provided kickbacks to other employees of Home Depot during and after his employment with Home Depot. He is also charged with evading taxes for his income between the years 2003-2005 amounting to approximately $1.3 million.