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Nov. 23, 2015

Wife of Department of Defense Employee Sentenced for Fraudulently Obtaining Over $750,000 from Contracts with Aberdeen Proving Ground

Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Marvin J. Garbis sentenced Sandra Nixon, a/k/a “Lisa Hart,” age 52, of Silver Spring, Maryland today to six months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for conspiring to defraud the United States. Judge Garbis also entered an order requiring Nixon to pay restitution of $750,000.

Nov. 20, 2015

Defendant Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Three Fraud Schemes

Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz sentenced Shaun Tucker, a/k/a “Shawn Turner,” and “Mark Tyler,” age 50, of Keymar, Maryland, today to eight years in prison followed by three years of supervised release in connection with defrauding the United States of over $30 million in obtaining government contracts, stealing over $1.6 million in employee benefits and evading taxes.

Nov. 16, 2015

Silver Spring Contractor Indicted For Scheme To Fraudulently Obtain Sba 8(a) Contract

A federal grand jury indicted Anthony Nwagbara Daniels, a/k/a “Tony Daniels,” age 59, of Silver Spring, Maryland, today on wire fraud charges arising from a scheme to defraud the United States by fraudulently obtaining a government contract.

Nov. 12, 2015

North Dakota Man Pleads Guilty to $2 Million Government Contract Scheme

ALEXANDRIA, VA. – Jonathan Apple, 35, of Williston, North Dakota, pleaded guilty today to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud for his role in the receipt of $2 million in micro-dairy contracts from the U.S. government for use in Iraq.

Nov. 5, 2015

President Of Ambulance Company Pleads Guilty To Perjury In Connection With False Health Care Claims Investigation

United States Attorney Thomas G. Walker announced that today in federal court, JAIME LEONARD SMITH, 35, of Morehead City, North Carolina, pleaded guilty to Perjury.

Nov. 5, 2015

Army Captain Pleads Guilty To Gratuities Charge

United States Attorney Thomas G. Walker announced that in federal court today, DAVID ANTHONY KLINE, 32, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, pled guilty before United States District Judge Terrence W. Boyle to solicitation and receipt of a gratuity and aiding and abetting the same, all in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 201(c)(1)(B) and 2.

Nov. 4, 2015

Project Manager Overseeing Construction Projects At Morris County, New Jersey, U.S. Army Installation Admits Accepting Kickbacks

NEWARK, N.J. – A regional manager for a prime contractor working at Picatinny Arsenal today admitted taking more than $20,000 in kickbacks in return for favorable treatment on construction projects at the installation, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Nov. 3, 2015

Kilgore Pleads Guilty To Three Counts Of Conspiracy To Commit Health Care Fraud

SALT LAKE CITY – Jacob J. Kilgore, a former owner of a Salt Lake City durable medical equipment company, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court late Monday afternoon to three counts of conspiracy to commit health care fraud as a part of Medicare fraud scheme involving power wheelchairs. The plea agreement includes a stipulated sentence of 60 months in federal prison, subject to acceptance by the court.

Oct. 28, 2015

Former Navy Range Manager Pleads Guilty To Accepting Illegal Gratuities

RALEIGH – United States Attorney Thomas G. Walker announced that today in federal court, before Chief United States District Judge James C. Dever III, HARRY C. MANN, age 79, of Manns Harbor, North Carolina, pleaded guilty to accepting illegal gratuities while employed by the U.S. Department of Navy at the Dare County Bombing Range.

Oct. 23, 2015

Former Connecticut Resident Sentenced to 97 Months for Attempting to Send U.S. Military Technology to Iran

Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, and Assistant Attorney General for National Security John P. Carlin announced that MOZAFFAR KHAZAEE, 61, formerly of Manchester, Connecticut, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Vanessa L. Bryant in Hartford to 97 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for attempting to send to Iran voluminous hard copy documents, computer media and electronic data containing highly sensitive, proprietary, trade secret and export controlled material relating to U.S. military jet engines, which he had stolen from multiple U.S. defense contractors where he had previously been employed. KHAZAEE also was ordered to pay a $50,000 fine.