Former Starkey Executive Scott Nelson Pleads Guilty to 1 Federal Count of Conspiracy-UPDATED | The Hearing Blog
UPDATE: Scroll down for updated information from the same source link From ABC5 KSTP: A former Starkey Laboratories Inc. executive will plead guilty to one count of conspiracy Tuesday morning, a spokesperson for the U.S. Attorney's Minnesota office confirms. Scott Nelson was among those accused of conspiring to embezzle from Starkey and Sonion from 2006 to September of 2015. Starkey is a hearing aid manufacturer, and Sonion is a major supplier of hearing aid components. Charges were first filed in September of 2016, and a new indictment in January of this year charged both Nelson and former Starkey president Jerry Ruzicka of tax fraud as well. In all, Nelson had faced three counts of mail fraud, two counts of wire fraud, one count of transactions involving fund proceeds, one count of making and subscribing a false tax return and one count of willfully aiding and assisting the preparation and presentation of a false income tax return. But as part of a plea agreement, he will plead