Criminal Investigation | June 17, 2019

Granite Bay Man Sentenced For Multi-Million Dollar Product Substitution Fraud On Federal Government Agencies


U.S. District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller sentenced Jim A. Meron, 54, of Granite Bay, today to 33 months in prison and three years of supervised release on two counts of wire fraud arising out of a government-procurement fraud scheme, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced. As part of the sentence, the Court ordered Meron to pay restitution of $1,622,729.13 to dozens of victims. The Court also entered a final order forfeiting more than $1.7 million in assets seized during the investigation of Meron's crimes.