Mich. Man Gets 15 Months For E-Rate Fraud

Law360, New York (July 19, 2011, 2:49 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice claimed another victory Monday in its crackdown on E-Rate fraud as the president of a Michigan Internet services company was sentenced to 15 months in prison for paying off school districts for contracts.

Jeremy R. Sheets was further ordered to pay $115,500 in restitution and a $12,000 fine. He must also undergo two years of supervised release, during which he cannot be involved with any federally regulated programs, and perform 300 hours of community service.

The DOJ has been heavily cracking...
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