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‘Rent a Vet’

Action Telecom, based in the San Diego suburb Santee, pleaded guilty to defrauding the government of $11 million in federal contracts in a “rent-a-vet” scheme, to get contracts reserved for service-disabled, veteran-owned businesses, federal prosecutors said.

SAN DIEGO — Action Telecom, based in the San Diego suburb Santee, pleaded guilty to defrauding the government of $11 million in federal contracts in a “rent-a-vet” scheme, to get contracts reserved for service-disabled, veteran-owned businesses.

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