Flight Records Were Falsified to Boost Pay

Suit claims fraud by National Guard pilotsSuit claims fraud by National Guard pilots

by Brendan Kearney

Fudging flight-training reports to make more money and accrue retirement income is common practice in the Maryland Air National Guard, according to a pilot’s recently unsealed federal lawsuit against 27 members of his squadron. Capt. Robert S. Conover, represented by Joe Espo, brought the case that includes three counts under the False Claims Act.

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