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Report: Ingalls workers in Miss. plead guilty over false invoices

Two former workers at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Miss., have admitted they failed to report fraudulent invoices in connection with work on Navy and Coast Guard ships, resulting in a loss to taxpayers of more than $1 million, officials said. Neil Riley Holden and Robert Gary Gardner admitted their roles as described in federal court documents and will be sentenced Sept. 24. The news was first reported by the Sun Herald newspaper in Gulfport, Miss. Ingalls is a division of Newport News-based Huntington Ingalls Industries. Holden, 52, and Gardner, 41, "applied pressure to individuals working under their supervisory authority" to file the fraudulent invoices, the...

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