The US DoJ sentences a company to pay $7 million in criminal fines and over $1.5 million in restitution as it pleads guilty to one count of bid-rigging and one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud (Contech Engineered Solutions)

On June 7, 2021, as part of the US Department of Justice’s (DOJ) continuing commitment to prosecuting cases where the government is a victim, a government contractor pleaded guilty to one count of bid-rigging and one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud in connection with the DOJ’s ongoing investigation into public works contracts for the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT). Ohio-based Contech Engineered Solutions LLC (Contech) entered its plea of guilty before a federal judge in the US District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina and was sentenced to pay a $7 million criminal fine. Contech was also ordered to pay an additional $1,533,988 in restitution to the NCDOT. Notably, the DOJ did not impose a term of probation on Contech because Contech

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Justin P. Murphy, Lisa Peterson Rumin, The US DoJ sentences a company to pay $7 million in criminal fines and over $1.5 million in restitution as it pleads guilty to one count of bid-rigging and one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud (Contech Engineered Solutions), 7 June 2021, e-Competitions June 2021, Art. N° 101136

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