MS Shipyard Exec Guilty of Mischarging

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 @ 02:06 PM gHale


A former Mississippi shipyard official pleaded guilty to lying to government agents who were investigating “government mischarging,” prosecutors said.

Randy Mitchell Wilson, 63, of Grand Bay, Alabama, pleaded guilty to one count of making a false statement to Navy and Coast Guard investigators, said U.S. Attorney Gregory Davis.

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Wilson used to be director of manufacturing services at Huntington Ingalls Industries in Pascagoula, MS.

Davis said Wilson ended up questioned as part of an investigation that is still going on.

Davis said Wilson faces up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine. Sentencing is will be Aug. 23, before Chief U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola.