A federal grand jury indicted Michael Hardin on one count of taking bribes and one count of supplying contraband to inmates between July 2014 and August 11, 2015.
The indictment issued Thursday seeks a judgment of $22,429 against Hardin if he is convicted. That represents the amount the Federal Medical Center prison employee allegedly made from the illegal activity.
A magistrate judge issued a summons for Hardin to make his initial court appearance October 26. The bribery charge carries a maximum sentence of 15 years.