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Certifying Just A Little Nonspec Concrete Is Still Fraud

Friday, January 04, 2008 02:12 pm

 
Certifying Just A Little Nonspec Concrete Is Still Fraud

A U.S. District Court in Massachusetts rejected concrete workers' attempt to dismiss highway project fraud charges on the basis that the statute under which they were charged unconstitutionally criminalizes non-material statements.

The defendants had been charged for their work as former employees of a concrete supplier to the Central Artery Tunnel Project (CA/T), also known as the "Big Dig."They allegedly violated the specifications for concrete used in the CA/T by recycling old concrete that hadn't been installed within 90 minutes of being batched and then improperly diluting it with water. They're accused of makin [...]

 
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