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KINGSPORT BUSINESS MAN HEADED TO PRISON

A Kingsport Businessman Has Been Ordered To Spend Time Behind Bars For A Parts Scheme That Bilked A Warranty Firm Out Of Nearly A Half-Million Dollars. Randy Harkleroad, Who Owns Harkleroad’s Point Blank Heating And Air And East Coast Metal Distributors, Collected More Than 490-Thousand Dollars Through Faulty Pump Repair And Replacement Claims Made To A Texas Company That Sold Extended Service Plans. He Was Sentenced To A Year In Prison Plus Ordered To Pay Back More Than 327-Thousand Dollars In Restitution. Meanwhile, Jimmy Allen Hulse, A Co-Defendant, Is Set To Be Sentenced On Wednesday.