Posts Tagged ‘Andre Downey’

D.C. Set to Sue Construction Firms Over Alleged Fraud

City sources tell LL that District Attorney General Irv Nathan's office is set to file a lawsuit soon—possibly Wednesday—against two construction firms that teamed up to manage construction of Anacostia High School.
The lawsuit will allege that Rockville, Md.-based Forrester Construction and nominally D.C.-based EEC of D.C. conspired to defraud the District government through a phony [...]

CBE Mess: Were Warning Signs Ignored?

A Rockville-based construction company won a $6.8 million school construction contract a month after city officials were alerted that the same company may have abused the city's preference program for local contractors, court and D.C. Council records show.
A panel made up of one city employee and two private consultants picked Forrester Construction on behalf of [...]

Contractor Alleges CBE Fraud

When a giant construction company from out of town wants to be considered for a city contract, it usually pairs with a local Certified Business Enterprise to form a joint venture to make the actual bid. In an ideal world, this partnership would be win-win-win. The local CBE would get the experience of partnering with [...]