Jury Rightly Convicted Armored-Truck Fraudster, Feds Say

Law360, Nashville (December 4, 2017, 10:03 PM EST) -- The federal government on Monday urged a Virginia federal judge not to set aside a jury’s fraud verdict against the former CEO of a now-defunct military contractor for providing faulty armored trucks, saying his conviction was well-backed by evidence.

A jury’s October decision to convict William R. Whyte, the former head of Armet Armored Vehicles Inc., on fraud and false claims charges was backed by substantial evidence showing Whyte’s intent to defraud the government, according to prosecutors’ opposition to Whyte’s motion to set aside the conviction....
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