OPERATION SIDESWIPE SPOTTER SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR CONSPIRING TO STAGE AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS IN ORDER TO DEFRAUD INSURANCE AND TRUCKING COMPANIES

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – United States Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced MARIO SOLOMON (“SOLOMON”), age 48, of New Orleans, was sentenced today for Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 371, arising out of staged automobile accidents with tractor-trailers occurring in New Orleans.   According to documents filed…