Department of Justice sentences biodiesel RIN scammer to 60 months in jail plus fine and restitution

April 10, 2017 |

In Ohio, the owner of a New Jersey feedstock collector and processor was sentenced for his role in a scheme that generated over $7 million in fraudulent tax credits and renewable fuels credits (RIN credits) connected to the purported production of biodiesel fuel, as well as his subsequent attempts to obstruct a Grand Jury investigation into the fraud.

Malek Jalal, 52, was sentenced to 60 months in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release. He was also sentenced to pay $1,017,087 in restitution, and a $12,500 fine.

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