The US DoJ indicts individuals in Florida for bid-rigging and for conspiring to eliminate competition among their companies and secure sales for a pre-arranged winner (O’Brien / LaRoche / Dailey)

Three Florida Men Indicted for Rigging Bids and Defrauding the U.S. Military* Defendants Submitted Sham Bids for More than Five Years A federal grand jury in the Middle District of Florida returned an indictment, which was unsealed today, charging three Florida men with conspiring to rig bids for customized promotional products to the U.S. Army and charging two of them with conspiring to defraud the United States. Two of the men were arrested early this morning, and all three appeared in court for initial appearances this afternoon. According to court documents, Lawrence O’Brien, Bruce LaRoche and Thomas Dailey conspired to eliminate

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