On November 30, 2022, a non-DOJ individual pleaded guilty to one count of conspiring to defraud the United States and the non-DOJ individual’s company pleaded guilty pursuant to a separate agreement to one count of conspiring to defraud the United States and one count of filing false or misleading export information. Suhaib Allababidi, the owner and president of 2M Solutions, a company that contracted with multiple U.S. government agencies including the DOJ, and 2M Solutions pleaded guilty in the Northern District of Texas. According to the factual statement in support of the guilty plea, on or about June 18, 2020, Allababidi and 2M Solutions conspired to defraud the United States by making false material representations to secure a contract with the Department of Homeland Security. Specifically, 2M and Allababidi defrauded the U.S. Government by falsely representing that a product sold by 2M was manufactured in the United States when, in fact, the product was manufactured in China by a Chinese company. The true country of origin was material because the contract required 2M Solutions to be compliant with both the Buy American Act and the Trade Agreement Act. The investigation is being conducted by the OIG’s Dallas Field Office, the U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security, Office of Export Enforcement, GSA-OIG, FBI, HSI, and the DCIS.