FORT MYERS, FLa. — VR lab owner Kay Gow was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison.
Gow and her husband were found guilty by a federal jury on February 22, 2019. Robert Gow is now deceased .
Kay and her husband Robert were part of a conspiracy to defraud Lee County out of $5 million in grant funds, an individual investor out of $500,000, and the laundering of the proceeds.
Ultimately, Lee County disbursed approximately $4.7 million in FIRST grant funds to VR Labs, but the manufacturing facility was never completed or operational.