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Security Alerts

On January 9, 2017, Derrious Dillon pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court, Jackson, Mississippi, for his role in a fraudulent commercial driver’s license (CDL) skills testing scheme. Specifically, Dillon pleaded guilty to aggravated identity theft.

OIG Press Release

DOJ Press Release


Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
The National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners has restored some functionality through a new search tool.  FMCSA is continuing work to restore full services.

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On December 8, 2017, Christine Clark, owner of Premium Drug Screening, Shelton, Washington, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court, Tacoma, Washington, to her role in a scheme to defraud companies that hired her to administer their DOT drug-testing programs. She was charged by information on November 21, 2017.

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On November 9 and November 16, 2017, respectively, the U.S. District Court, Sacramento, California, issued one information and three indictments related to a conspiracy to produce or obtain fraudulent commercial driver’s licenses (CDL). The following individuals were charged: Donald Freeman, Jr., Juan Arturo Arroyo Gomez, and Shawana Denise Harris; Jagpal Singh, Jagdish Singh, Tajinder Singh, and Parminder Singh; Ruvila Lima and Poya Khanjan; and Rahim Mahboob. Coconspirators Lisa Terraciano and Kari Scattaglia pleaded guilty on November 1, 2017.

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On November 3, 2017, Lisa Terraciano and Kari Scattaglia, employees of the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court, Sacramento, California, related to their roles in a conspiracy to sell Class A commercial driver’s licenses (CDL) without the buyer having to take or pass the required tests.

Press Release_OIG of DOT


On November 17, 2017, Aaron Gilliam, an employee with the California D.M.V., pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court, Sacramento, to charges related to his role in a conspiracy to sell C.D.L.s.

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On November 28, 2017, Beam Bros Trucking, Inc. (BBT) and Beam Bros Holding Corporation LLC (Beam Holding) were sentenced in U.S. District Court, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and ordered to pay $3.25 million, which includes a $2 million forfeiture, a $250,000 fine, and approximately $1 million in restitution to drivers defrauded of their pay. Gerald Beam, president and chief executive officer, and Garland Beam, vice president, were both sentenced to a 6-month home confinement, 2 years of probation, 100 hours of community service, and a $5,000 fine. Shaun Beam, operations manager, and Nickolas Kozel, chief financial officer, were sentenced to a 3-month home confinement, 2 years of probation, 100 hours of community service, and a $2,000 fine.

O.I.G.Press Release

On May 16, 2017, Beam Bros Trucking, Inc. (BBT); Beam Bros Holding Corporation LLC (Beam Holding); Gerald Beam, president and chief executive officer; Garland Beam, vice president; Shaun Beam, operations manager; and Nickolas Kozel, chief financial officer, pleaded guilty to Federal conspiracy charges in U.S. District Court, Harrisonburg, Virginia.

O.I.G Press Release

On March 16, 2017, Beam Bros Trucking, Inc. (BBT); Beam Bros Holding Corporation LLC (Beam Holding); Gerald Beam, president and chief executive officer; Garland Beam, vice president; Shaun Beam, operations manager; and Nickolas Kozel, chief financial officer, were charged in U.S. District Court, Harrisonburg, Virginia. In a 126-count indictment, the defendants were charged with conspiracy, falsifying records, false statements, wire fraud, wire fraud conspiracy, and money laundering conspiracy. Beam Holding is the sole owner of BBT.

O.I.G. Press Release

Daily News- Record



Missing Alerts

A 2015 Volvo VNL64TRACTOR and 2016 CIMC Cool Globe R8000 trailer went missing July 7, 2017. The load of potatoes originated in Atlanta, Georgia and was headed to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. It is believed that the truck and trailer have been separated with the trailer near Pennsylvania and the truck still in Georgia.

BKNY Transport Inc., has offered a $200 reward for their missing truck and trailer.

The truck is white with a “Ryder” sign on it. The company truck number is 352165 and has Indiana license plates 2562589. The trailer is also white with “COMPASS” sign on the trailer. License plate is from Illinois , 560580.

BKNY last had contact with their driver on July 8, 2017.