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Criminal Investigation | Sept. 2, 2021

Former DOD Subcontractor Sentenced to Federal Prison for Submitting False Claims For Hours Worked


U.S. District Judge George L. Russell, Ill sentenced Melissa Heyer, age 46, of Gaithersburg, Maryland to a year and a day in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for submitting false claims to the United States, specifically for claiming to have worked hours on a government contract when she allegedly was not at work. Judge Russell also ordered Heyer to pay $107,300 in restitution.