Settlement With Purdue University For False Claims in Research Grant Applications to Federal Agencies
HAMMOND – United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, David Capp, announced today the filing of a two-count information charging Clark Holesinger, 53 of Valparaiso, Indiana, with one count wire fraud and one count money laundering.
These charges relate to Holesinger’s practice of law in Porter County, Indiana, and his alleged fraudulent use of clients’ funds. A Petition to Enter a Plea of Guilty was filed in conjunction with the Information.
A change of plea hearing is set for Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 1:15pm (EST) before Honorable Judge Robert L. Miller, Jr in South Bend District Court.
The United States Attorney’s Office emphasized that an Information is merely an allegation and not proof of guilt. All persons charged are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in court.
This case was the result of an investigation by the Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation Division, Social Security Administration-Office of Inspector General and is being prosecuted by the Assistant United States Attorneys Barbara Z. Brook and William T. Grimmer.