New York contractor pleads guilty to minority fraud

February 22, 2019

Whether it’s because there is a short supply of qualified minority-owned contractors in the area or simply an unwillingness to comply with government contracting regulations, some construction companies continue to assume the risks of engaging in minority contracting fraud.

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that two contractors would pay $3.6 million to settle government claims that they defrauded the Small Business Administration (SBA) 8(a) Business Development Program, which helps minority businesses navigate the federal procurement process and secure work.

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