An interagency team of investigators found the company had over-charged for work that hadn’t been done.
Priestley was sentenced to five years of probation and must repay the $300,000 to the U.S. Transportation Command, which is based out of Scott Air Force Base, Ill. He will also have to pay $4,000 in fines.
The Air Force says they’re committed to fighting fraud and helping the branch meet its missions.
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