Ex-UCLA Prof Cops To DARPA Nanotech Fraud

Law360, New York (May 10, 2013, 6:37 PM EDT) -- A former University of California, Los Angeles, physics professor agreed Thursday to plead guilty to charges that he defrauded the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency by faking bills for nanotechnology research, a crime that will cost him nearly $1.7 million in penalties.

Alfred Wong, 75, of Los Angeles, will plead guilty to making a false claim by submitting $160,000 worth of fraudulent invoices related to decade-old contracts with U.S. Department of Defense, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Central District of California. He was...
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