NASA Contractor Cops To False Statements Charge

Law360, New York (November 8, 2011, 8:06 PM EST) -- The owner of contractor Aerotech Precision Manufacturing Inc., accused of falsifying inspection reports on space vehicle parts for NASA, agreed Monday to plead guilty to making false statements in exchange for the dismissal of a fraud charge in Texas federal court.

Texas businessman Roger Lewis Pulley escaped a potential maximum sentence of 10 years and a $250,000 fine in a case accusing him of signing off on allegedly bogus inspection results showing that the parts at issue were up to quality standards. He faces up to...
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