Richard Schaller Convicted in Earmark Probe

July 31, 2009

A federal jury in Florida convicted a defense contractor of helping in a scheme to defraud a military research lab and steer bogus contracts to his defense company and others.

Richard Schaller was convicted of destroying records, lying to a grand jury and helping a retired Air Force officer steer contracts to his company, Schaller Engineering, The Associated Press reported Friday.

Read more: (Susan Crabtree, “Contractor Convicted in Earmark Probe,” The Hill, 7/31/09)