Owner of Alabama truck driving school charged with fraud in alleged CDL scheme
“The owner of an Alabama-based truck driving school has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of conspiracy, bribery and wire fraud after authorities allege he bribed a commercial driver’s license (CDL) examiner to give his students “favorable treatment” during testing.” – according to the article in freightwaves.com and its author Clarissa Hawes
James F. Welburn, 72, of Columbus, Alabama, owner of the American Truck Driving Academy (ATDA) in Lee County, Alabama, was arrested on July 25.
On July 29, an employee at ATDA told FreightWaves the trucking school is open for business and is currently accepting new students. – Hawes also wrote in her article.
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Source and credits: freightwaves.com / Clarissa Hawes and iTrucker / Mario Pawlowski