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Feb 22, 2013

Md. man gets nearly 13 years in biofuel fraud case

Federal prosecutors say a Maryland man convicted in a multimillion dollar biofuel fraud case has been sentenced to nearly 13 years. The U.S. Attorney’s office says 34-year-old Rodney Hailey of Perry Hall was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court. Hailey was convicted last year of selling $9.1 million of dollars in credits for biodiesel fuel […]

Jun 25, 2012

Closing arguments in Md. renewable energy trial

Prosecutors told jurors in Baltimore that a Maryland man accused of selling millions of dollars in fraudulent renewable energy credits didn’t produce anything but lies. Rodney Hailey is accused of selling $9.1 million in credits for biodiesel his company didn’t produce. Instead, prosecutors told jurors Monday in their closing arguments in federal court that he […]

Jun 24, 2012

Hailey fraud trial set to resume

The prosecution rested its fraud case against Rodney R. Hailey in U.S. District Court in Baltimore on Friday afternoon, and closing arguments could take place as soon as Monday. Hailey, who is accused of selling fraudulent renewable energy credits to energy brokers and refiners, elected not to testify. The defense has not yet rested its […]

Jun 20, 2012

Trader testifies in Md. renewable energy trial

BALTIMORE — A renewable energy credits trader says a Maryland man accused of selling $9.1 million in fraudulent credits told him problems found by another trader were merely paperwork issues. Trader Kyle Daniels took the stand Wednesday in federal court in Baltimore, where Rodney Hailey is being tried on fraud and money laundering charges. Daniels […]

Jun 18, 2012

Defense: No fraud, no crime in selling renewable energy credits

According to federal prosecutors, Rodney R. Hailey lived a $9.1 million “fairy tale” of expensive cars paid for through his fraudulent sale of bogus renewable energy credits. According to his defense team, Hailey could not have engaged in any grand deception because his buyers were sophisticated energy brokers and refiners who would be well aware […]

Oct 13, 2011

Clean Green Fuel owner backs out of plea deal in $9M case

A Perry Hall man accused of selling $9 million worth of phony clean energy credits reversed course on a plea agreement minutes before his 1 p.m. arraignment in the U.S. District Court in Baltimore on Thursday. Instead of entering a plea, Rodney R. Hailey, 33, made an initial appearance and waived indictment before Magistrate Stephanie […]

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