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New York Man Pleads Guilty to Impersonating an FAA Agent

On October 24, 2008, Jack Alan Brown, an electronics salesman, pled guilty in U.S District Court, Rochester, New York to falsely representing himself as a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) agent to an employee at a Federal Express (FedEx) facility in Rochester, NY, in order to recover undeclared hazardous packages (fireworks) he had shipped from New Hampshire to New York. This DOT/OIG case was investigated with the assistance of the FAA Eastern Region – Security & Hazardous Materials Division.