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New York City Construction Firm Admits Overbilling, Will Pay $55M Penalty

One of the country’s largest interior construction companies has agreed to forfeit $55 million after admitting it overcharged clients by inflating bills. Structure Tone pleaded guilty Wednesday to a single count of falsifying business records. It agreed to pay $55 …

Ex-Construction Firm Worker Admits Role in Fraud

A Florida man who worked for a now-defunct southern New Jersey construction company has admitted his role in a scheme in which he purposely damaged homes he claimed had been hit by hail. New Jersey authorities announced Monday that 34-year-old …

Louisiana Company Hit With OSHA Citations

A Louisiana-based construction company has been cited by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration for its work while replacing high-pressure gas lines in Newnan, Ga. The agency cited Eunice-based Sunland Construction Inc. with two willful violations for exposing workers …

Fire Destroys Vermont Lieutenant Governor’s Business

The building that was home to a construction company co-owned by Vermont Lt. Gov. Phil Scott was destroyed Friday night in a massive fire that engulfed office files, heavy equipment and fuel and triggered explosions, officials said. Authorities do not …

Feds Intervene in Louisiana Lawsuit over FEMA Contract

The Justice Department has intervened in a whistleblower lawsuit that accuses a New Orleans construction company of submitting forged records so it could cash in on a $28 million federal contract for work on government-issued trailers after Hurricane Katrina. A …