The Journal Gazette
Thursday, April 26, 2018 11:50 am

Additional BAE employees charged in growing tuition assistance scam

MATTHEW LEBLANC | The Journal Gazette

The number of employees charged with bilking a Fort Wayne business out of nearly $700,000 continues to grow.

Six employees of BAE Systems, a subsidiary of a British defense contractor, were charged this week in U.S. District Court in Fort Wayne. Thirty people have now been charged with wire fraud for alleging using a tuition assistance program to steal from the company.

Aaron L. Boone, Denaryl K. Mojet, Jessica L. Shutt, Cynequa M. Relue, Robin C. Opper and Richard A. Relue Jr. were indicted this week. 

Amounts allegedly stolen range from $6,750 to $55,056 and total nearly $700,000, according to court documents.

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