Missouri Man Indicted for Fraud and Flying without a Pilot's License
On December 15, 2011, Rodger C. Seratt, was indicted in U.S. District Court, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, on two counts of false statements and two counts of operating an aircraft without an Airman's certificate.
Our investigation determined that Mr. Seratt made false statements on applications to the FAA for the purpose of obtaining an Airman's Medical Certificate. Additionally, on two occasions in the Eastern District of Missouri, Mr. Seratt was observed and arrested by the Missouri State Highway Patrol for not possessing an Airman's certificate.
This case was conducted jointly with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Note: Indictments, informations, and criminal complaints are only accusations by the Government. All defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.