Aviation Fuel Exec Cops To Kickback Scheme, Faces 20 Years

Law360, New York (March 6, 2014, 5:36 PM EST) -- The former owner of Aviation Fuel International Inc. is facing up to 20 years in prison and $250,000 in fines after admitting Thursday his role in a kickback scheme to defraud an Illinois charter airline company in Florida federal court, authorities said.

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Sean E. Wagner entered a guilty plea to a single count of conspiracy to commit honest services wire fraud.

According to prosecutors, Wagner helped deliver kickback payments to the vice president of ground operations for Rockford, Ill.-based...
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