DBE Fraud Guilty Pleas Result In Sentences Of Probation And Restitution Of $1.3 Million

In my post from yesterday, found here, I reported on the DBE pass-through fraud scheme engineered by Carl M. Weber Steel Service, Inc., and Karen Construction, Inc.

On January 11, 2016, Dennis and Dale Weber, the owners of Weber Steel, were each sentenced to sixmonths home confinement and fiveyears probation, and Weber Steel was placed on threeyears probation. All threewere also orderedto jointly pay $1 million in restitution to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

On February 3, 2016, Judy Noll, the owner ofKaren, was sentenced to threeyears probation and ordered to separately pay $336,219 in restitution to FHWA.

The U.S. Department of TransportationsOffice of Inspector General press release on the sentencing can be found here.

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