Biz Manager Gets 2½ Years Over $2.2M DOD Parts Scam

Law360 (December 12, 2019, 8:11 PM EST) -- A California man was sentenced to 2½ years in federal prison for his part in a scheme to sell the U.S. Department of Defense $2.2 million worth of defective parts for military weapons systems, the U.S. District Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Ohio announced Thursday.

Timothy M. Kelly, 56, a resident of Palos Verdes Estates, California, worked as the office manager for Emerson Co., which was owned by Daniel Emerson Norton, 52, formerly of Arlington, Virginia. Together, prosecutors said the two men fraudulently secured about $2.2 million in contracts to provide parts to the DOD, but filled the orders...

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