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Illinois contractor convicted of bribing mayor to win work

May 17, 2019

Even though the government tries to make high-profile examples out of contractors who engage in fraud, it seems that there are always individuals who are willing to bet their reputations and futures in order to take in some extra cash and win construction contracts.

Just this month, Michael Flynn, a Connecticut insulation contractor, pleaded guilty to participating in a bid-rigging and fraud scheme that saw him and other contractors get together and agree to inflate their prices for work they performed on both private and public contacts in violation of antitrust laws.

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