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Multi-Agency Investigation Delivers $1M in Restitution for Wire Fraud Scheme

In a display of teamwork by inspectors general, the government last week won guilty pleas and more than $1 million in restitution from a tech industry executive and three firms who committed wire fraud to win small-business science grants. Source: Multi-Agency Investigation Delivers $1M in Restitution for Wire Fraud Scheme – Contracting – GovExec.com

Former Military Sealift Command Contractor Sentenced to 87 Months for Bribery and Fraud

A former contractor at the Military Sealift Command was sentenced to 87 months for his role in a bribery and fraud conspiracy through which he received nearly $3 million in bribes from approximately 1999 to approximately 2014. Source: Former Military Sealift Command Contractor Sentenced to 87 Months for Bribery and Fraud | OPA | Department … Continue reading

Pentagon still doing business with contractor that allegedly spent tax dollars on luxury cars

‘Why in the world we are still doing business with these crooks?” McCaskill asked Mattis. Continue reading

Masstech, Richard Lee, And Arnold Lee To Pay U.S. $1.9 Million To Settle False Claims Act Allegations Relating To Small Business Innovation Research Awards

Columbia-based MassTech, Inc., its former Chief Executive Officer, Arnold Lee, and its former Chief Financial Officer, Richard Lee, have agreed to pay the United States $1.9 million to resolve allegations that MassTech falsely certified it was a small business concern in order to obtain Small Business Innovation Research (“SBIR”) awards. Source: Masstech, Richard Lee, And … Continue reading

Utah Resident Pleads Guilty To Devising Scheme To Obtain Construction Contracts Set Aside For Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses

A Utah man pleaded guilty to wire fraud and money laundering in federal court Tuesday Continue reading

Company Owners Plead Guilty to $13.8 Million ‘Rent-A-Vet’ Scheme 

Wilson admitted he used Salavitch’s veteran and service-disabled veteran status in a “rent-a-vet” scheme to obtain 20 government contracts for which Patriot Company received more than $13.8 million. Continue reading

Former Army officer charged with conspiracy to bribe and commit fraud in government contracts

A conspiracy charge was lodged Monday in U.S. District Court against Calvin Devear Lawyer that charges him with conspiracy, a crime punishable by up to five years. Continue reading

Western New York Contractors and Two Owners to Pay More Than $3 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

“Every time an ineligible contractor knowingly pursues and obtains such set-aside contracts, they are cheating American taxpayers at the expense of service-disabled veterans.” Continue reading

Huntsville Defense Contractor Sentenced for Defrauding DTRA, NASA

A federal judge last week sentenced a Huntsville defense contractor on criminal charges of falsely obtaining Small Business Innovation Research contracts Continue reading

Defense Contractor Sentenced to 5 Years in Federal Prison for $53 Million Procurement Fraud and Illegal Gratuities Scheme

On April 27, 2017, U.S. District Judge Marvin J. Garbis sentenced John Wilkerson, age 51, of Moultrie, Georgia to five years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for a wire fraud conspiracy and for paying illegal gratuities to a government official, in connection with the award of more than $53 million in … Continue reading