A former co-owner of auto service contract seller US Fidelis has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison.
Cory Atkinson of Lake St. Louis, Mo., was sentenced Tuesday in St. Louis. He pleaded guilty in June to federal fraud and tax evasion charges. He also faces sentencing Sept. 28 on state charges of insurance fraud, consumer fraud and stealing.
Updated at 6:15 am Wednesday with comments from U.S. attorney
For the second time in four days, the former co-owner of a once prominent marketer of auto service contracts has pleaded guilty.
Cory Atkinson of Lake St. Louis, Mo., on Monday pleaded guilty to federal charges including conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and filing false tax returns. On Thursday, he pleaded guilty to state charges that included insurance fraud and stealing.