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In return, TSG leadership secretly cut Falkowski into the deal, and made him their “silent partner” – agreeing to pay Falkowski a kickback of fifty percent (50%) on all royalty payments received from QVC, as well as for funds received from a separate deal related to product sold by a QVC competitor. ] You have a better deal [at QVC] than any other rep because of me solely.
After Falkowski was terminated by QVC, Falkowski allegedly sent a private email to TSG’s President and TSG’s General Counsel, stating: “Let’s be clear of a few things: [. [ ] we do not have any contract between us of our deal JUST [TSG President’s] word that we split things 50/50 always.
Falkowski also allegedly used a second QVC vendor, “SPEC Entertainment,” d/b/a “CS Global” (“SPEC”), to fraudulently alter invoices that SPEC submitted to QVC to hide the true costs of Falkowski’s expenses – including by reducing the cost of Falkowski’s luxury hotel charges on invoices submitted to QVC by tens of thousands of dollars, and by artificially inflating an event invoice to cover Falkowski’s personal vacation to the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Separately, the indictment alleges that Falkowski entered into fraudulent kickback arrangements with TSG and SPEC – both of which Falkowski caused QVC to hire, and both of whose relationships with QVC Falkowski controlled.
This was because of the complications while I was at QVC.” TSG, which did business as “Domain Miami LLC” for its royalty deal with QVC, earned hundreds of thousands of dollars in royalties from QVC pursuant to the deal negotiated with Falkowski’s secret assistance, of which TSG kicked back approximately $160,981.73 to Falkowski as his share of their fraudulent deal.
Falkowski also allegedly entered into a similar fraudulent kickback arrangement with SPEC, pursuant to which he instructed SPEC how to serve as a QVC vendor representative, and in turn was secretly cut into the deal by SPEC as a one-third (33%) partner.
SPEC earned hundreds of thousands of dollars in royalties from QVC, of which it kicked back approximately ,571.23 to Falkowski as his share of their fraudulent deal.
If convicted of all charges, Falkowski faces a potential advisory sentencing guideline range of 108-135 months in prison, three years of supervised release, a possible fine, and a ,300 special assessment. The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney James Petkun.
On Thursday, one of the home shopping network’s ex-execs was indicted on charged of defrauding the channel of more than 0,000 and taking kickbacks from vendors. greedy chuckle head, whose 9,000 salary apparently wasn’t enough, gypped QVC, charging for luxury hotel stays and spa treatments when two vendors were actually footing those bills.
He also got botox and ,000 custom tables for his digs using his illegal gains.
Guthrie added: “For either of us.” Kotb also told People: “I think the whole money thing for me, I’ve always been sort of — I know it sounds ridiculous that I’m going to say this, but I really have done jobs I liked for the job I liked because I never wanted to be happy every other Friday on payday.