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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Mississippi

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 26, 2016

Alabama Man Pleads Guilty in Government Mischarging Investigation

 

Gulfport, Miss – Randy Mitchell Wilson, 63, of Grand Bay, Alabama, pled guilty on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, to one count of making a materially false and fraudulent statement to government agents, U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis announced.

Randy M. Wilson, a former Director of Manufacturing Services at Huntington Ingalls Industries ("HII"), in Pascagoula, Mississippi, pled guilty to intentionally making a false and material statement, in March of 2014, to special agents of the U. S. Navy, Naval Criminal Investigative Service, and the U. S. Coast Guard for the purpose of misleading the agents, when he was questioned as to his knowledge regarding an ongoing investigation relating to government mischarging at HII.

Wilson will be sentenced on August 23, 2016, at 10:00 a.m., by Chief U. S. District Judge Louis Guirola. He faces a maximum sentence of 5 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

This case was investigated by Special Agents of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, Defense Criminal Investigative Service, and the U.S. Coast Guard. Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrea Jones is prosecuting the case.

Topic(s): 
Financial Fraud
Updated May 26, 2016