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Alutiiq International Solutions LLC (AIS), a subsidiary of Afognak Native Corporation (Afognak) and an Alaskan Native Corporation, within the meaning of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, that performs construction work on government contracts, has entered into a non-prosecution agreement (NPA) and has agreed to pay over $1.25 million to resolve the Justice Department’s investigation into a kickback and fraud scheme perpetrated by a former AIS manager on a U.S. Government contract administered by the General Services Administration (GSA), announced Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division.

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ALBANY, NEW YORK – Daren Arakelian, age 52, of Rensselaer, New York, pled guilty today to wire fraud for a scheme to import Chinese goods into the United States and then causing his company, Great 4 Image, Inc., to deceptively market and sell those goods to federal agencies as U.S.-made. Arakelian has also agreed to pay $702,000, plus interest, to the United States to resolve his civil liability for his submission of false claims for payment to the federal government.

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In San Antonio today, a federal judge unsealed a grand jury indictment charging a software engineering company called Quantadyn Corporation (Quantadyn); one of its owners, 59-year-old Herndon, VA, resident David Joseph Bolduc, Jr.; 53-year-old San Antonio resident Keith Alan Seguin, and 70-year-old Atlanta, GA, area resident Rubens Wilson Fiuza Lima for their roles in a bribery and government contract fraud scheme that spanned more than a decade and impacted contract awards worth hundreds of millions of dollars.