The U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia has announced that an indictment charging Isaac J. Culver, III, age 47, Lizella, Georgia, Dave Carty, age 48, Macon, Georgia, and their business, Progressive Consulting Technologies, Inc., with conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud, ten counts of wire fraud, one count of mail fraud, and conspiracy to launder the proceeds of unlawful activity was unsealed on June 14, 2017.
The charges against Culver, Carty, and Progressive Consulting Technologies, Inc. stem from the sale of 15,000 Ncomputing devices to the Bibb County School District in 2012. Culver and Carty were arrested and made their initial appearances in the U.S. District Court on June 14th. They were released on $15,000 bond for each man.
Each of the charges against Culver, Carty, and Progressive Consulting Technologies, Inc. carry a maximum possible sentence of 20 years imprisonment. The fine on the conspiracy to launder the proceeds of unlawful activity carries a maximum fine of $500,000.00 or twice the value of the property involved in the transaction, whichever is greater. The other charges carry a maximum possible fine of $250,000.00 each.
The indictment is only an allegation of criminal conduct. Each person is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.
This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Internal Revenue Service.
Copy of the indictment is here: Indictment 06.14.2017