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Aliquippa man sentenced to prison in Navy fraud scheme

By The Associated Press
Friday, March 28, 2014, 7:12 a.m.
 

GULFPORT, Miss. — Two former Navy workers — one from Beaver County — have been ordered to make restitution for their roles in a conspiracy to defraud the Department of Defense with a false travel-claim scheme that involved tens of thousands of dollars.

The Sun Herald reports Richard Stephen Bellock of Aliquippa received a prison term of 70 months and three years' probation at his sentencing in federal court Tuesday.

U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden also ordered Bellock to help others repay $163,000.

The judge sentenced Iralen Jewell, Grand Junction, Colo., to help others repay $10,000. The judge fined Jewell $500 and ordered three years of probation.

Bellock and Jewell had a rank of logistics specialist 1st class when they were stationed at the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Center in Gulfport, Miss.

 

 
 


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