Soldier, Civilian Get Prison Time For Fuel Theft Scheme

Law360, New York (October 29, 2013, 6:51 PM EDT) -- A former soldier and a civilian employee of contractor Fluor Inc. were sentenced in a Colorado court to prison Monday for helping steal more than $1 million in fuel from an Army base in Afghanistan.

Christopher Weaver, a former Army sergeant who pled guilty to involvement in the scheme in October 2012, was sentenced to 37 months in prison in a Denver federal court. An accomplice, ex-Fluor civilian employee Jonathan Hightower, received a 27-month sentence.

Both men have been also been ordered to jointly pay $1.2...
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