Colorado Freight Broker Gets Prison Time for Defrauding Haulers
David Richard Shubert, owner and manager of Shubert Corporation of Denver, CO was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Denver, CO to 21 months in prison, three years supervised release, and ordered to pay $5,869 in restitution based on his guilty plea in October 2004 to wire fraud and false claims. Under a scheme to defraud trucking companies, Shubert failed to remit fees for freight shipments made and thwarted the trucking companies’ collection efforts by relocating and changing the name of his firm. In addition, Shubert provided fictitious motor carrier numbers and false surety bonds to the haulers. This investigation was conducted jointly with the FBI.