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Former NASA Executive Used COVID Relief Funds to Pay off Disney Vacation Club Balance, Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison

Former NASA executive Andrew Tezna received Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program funds intended for COVID-19 relief in amounts over $350,000. The businesses for which he applied for the loans do not exist. Since pleading guilty, he has lost his position at NASA.

Tezna has been sentenced to 18 months in prison and will be required to pay back $285,000. He reportedly spent the money to pay off Disney Vacation Club balances, credit card debt, and more.

According to DVCNews.com, “Tezna and his wife Tiffany listed as owners on a variety of DVC contracts dating back to 2011, totaling 2,376 points. Many of the contracts were later sold, leaving them with 2021 holdings of 225 points at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas and 250 points at Disney’s Rivera Resort.

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Brian
Brian
16 days ago

Is this a different NASA executive? I remember reading a NASA exec doing the same thing a couple of months ago.

Chester Drawers
Chester Drawers
15 days ago

So they were reselling points… Shouldn’t take a nasa employee to figure out that is a bad business plan…

May
May
15 days ago

Funny