Former Biofuel Co. Execs Indicted In Alleged $10M EPA Fraud

Law360, Philadelphia (May 4, 2017, 1:51 PM EDT) -- Federal prosecutors Wednesday indicted the former owners of a Pennsylvania biofuels company for allegedly defrauding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency by falsely claiming over $10 million in renewable fuels credits.

Keystone Biofuels Inc. president Ben Wootton, 52, and CEO Race Miner, 48, allegedly passed off fuel that did not meet EPA standards for the credits as biodiesel and doctored the fuel samples they submitted to customers and laboratories.

Wootton, a resident of Enola, Pennsylvania, Miner, a resident of Buena Vista, Colorado, and the company were each...
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