June 30 (Bloomberg) — Federico Buenrostro, former chief executive officer of California Public Employees’ Retirement System, will plead guilty to a conspiracy charge that includes allegations he backdated documents so a placement agent would get paid and then lied about it, his lawyer said.

Buenrostro, who led the biggest U.S. pension fund from 2002 to 2008, told a federal judge in San Francisco today that he is cooperating with the U.S. Justice Department and will testify against the agent and co-defendant, Alfred Villalobos, according to William Portanova, Buenrostro’s attorney. Buenrostro will enter the plea July 11, Portanova said in a phone interview.

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