"Then it's not a kickback," Salesman told FBI agent John Osa at a Hooters restaurant in Pembroke Pines in May 2007.
"Then it's the company dividing the profits the way they want."
even sounded genuinely concerned about not squandering taxpayers' money, saying "I have a reputation to uphold."
also was hesitant about getting cash up front, saying: "I'm not going to jail for no bull----."
In court last week, Osa
testified about trying to get sidewalk construction work from the county and how Eggelletion told him "how he'd take a large contract and break it up" to get under the county's $250,000, no-bid threshold and avoid a commission vote.