Local

Missouri Woman Accused of Defrauding Army

View Comments
(ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

(ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – A 70-year-old suburban Kansas City woman faces federal charges accusing her of selling the U.S. Army nearly $3 million worth of bogus computer equipment.

Virgie Dillard, of Lee’s Summit, is accused of providing counterfeit, used or modified computer products to an Army program through her Kansas City-based company, Missouri Office System and Supplies.

The U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri said in a release that Dillard’s employee, Roland Evans, also of Lee’s Summit, and Mark Morgan of Newport Coast, Calif., were also charged in the 12-count indictment unsealed Thursday. They’re accused of selling the Army about $2.8 million in counterfeit or modified computer products in 2009 and 2010.

Online court records did not list lawyers for any of the defendants.

© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 4,118 other followers