We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

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....
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.