A New Jersey man has been convicted of selling defective and phony parts to the Defense Logistics Agency, the Justice Department announced in a release.
Roger Charles Day Jr. had been charged in federal court with wire fraud, conspiracy to engage in international money laundering and conspiracy to smuggle gold out of the United States. He was found guilty on all charges. The Justice Department said Day and his co-conspirators operated 18 front companies in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Belize. The companies won 1,000 DoD contracts and charged DoD $4.4 million for parts Day had acquired for $200,000 dollars.
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