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Former BOP Subcontractor Sentenced for Wire Fraud


On April 1, 2022, a former BOP subcontractor was sentenced to 12 months of imprisonment, to be served as home confinement, and 36 months of supervised release for one count of wire fraud.  James Woods, Jr. was sentenced in the Southern District of West Virginia.  According to the factual statement in support of the guilty plea, from on or about May 15, 2016, through on or about July 18, 2016, Woods devised a scheme to defraud three companies by falsely representing himself on a credit application which was electronically transmitted across interstate lines.  The investigation was conducted by the OIG’s Fraud Detection Office.

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