NewsFormer Construction Project Manager on Bronx-Whitestone Bridge Project Charged with Fraud Based on Allegations that Structural Steel and Rebar Purchases were Improperly Passed Though an MBE

On September 26, 2014, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced the filing of a criminal complaint charging the Regional Manager of an as-yet unidentified “General Contractor” that performed an approximately $192 million public construction project on the BronxWhitestone Bridge with “wire fraud in connection with the requirements for participation by minorityowned and women-owned businesses on the Bridge Project.” See Construction Notes Article.