Former Airline Employee Pleads Guilty to Falsifying FAA Certificates
October 16, 2001
Stephen M. Walker, an employee of Aerocrafters, Inc., an FAA-certified repair station in Santa Rosa, CA, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Oakland, CA, to falsifying the airworthiness certificates of avionic components and illegally selling the parts over the Internet. Walker was indicted on August 29 for fraud. OIG investigated this case with the FBI.