Western Titanium Strikes Plea Deal In Fraud Case

Law360, New York (January 13, 2011, 1:22 PM EST) -- Military contractor Western Titanium Inc. will plead guilty to one count of mail fraud in a case accusing it of passing off substandard metal as high quality, escaping 18 other counts and getting charges against its executives dismissed.

In a plea agreement reached Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, Western and Mach 2 Metals Inc., a company purchased by Western in 2006, agreed to pay $51,000 in restitution and about $40,000 in fines, and plead guilty to just one of...
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