Government Contractor Pleads Guilty to $14 Million Scheme

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WHNT) – A Huntsville government contractor plead guilty today to trying to defraud the government for up to $14 million in contract payments.

40-year-old Joseph Shane Terry from Meridianville is the sole owner of Government Technical Services.

He plead guilty in federal court to charges of wire fraud, false statements to the Small Business Administration, false statements on loan applications, and money laundering.

Terry faces a maximum penalty of 30 years in prison and a $1 million fine.