Scam by Prince Georges County Housing Deputy Director and her husband ripped off taxpayers of $112,000

Carla and Raymond Carter each face a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison for conspiring to commit wire fraud, 13 counts of wire fraud, and conspiring to commit money laundering. U.S. District Judge George J. Hazel has scheduled sentencing for Carla and Raymond Carter on January 11, 2016, at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., respectively. The Carters are released under the supervision of U.S. Pretrial Services.

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Upper Marlboro CPA Pleads Guilty in Local Corruption Scheme; Fraud Targeted up to $2.5 Million in Contracts for Minority Firms

In 2010, Grillo agreed that his company would serve as the MBE for Company 1 on the Hampshire Green contract. In 2011, although Grillo’s company had not performed any work on the contract, Grillo caused his company to submit an invoice to WSSC for 28% of the Hampshire Green contract, or $57,504.88, to conceal the fact that Company 1 had not met its contractual obligation to subcontract 28% to an MBE. Again, to make it appear that Grillo’s company had performed the work, Company 1 issued a check for $57,504.88 to Grillo’s company, and a short time later, Grillo’s company issued a check back to Company 1 for $58,291.81.

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