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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Why You Need A DBE Compliance Audit

Posted in Disadvantage Business Enterprises (DBE)

THE RISK IS REAL: On January 13, 2014, the Department of Justice announced that two former executives of Schuylkill Products, Inc. had each been sentenced to 2 years in federal prison and forced to pay $119 million is restitution because of their role in what the FBI called the largest ever fraud involving the Department… Continue Reading

The Two Most Common Types of DBE Fraud

Posted in Disadvantage Business Enterprises (DBE)

Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal reported that stepped up scrutiny by regulators is at that the top of general counsels’ list of legal concerns in 2014.  In recent years, construction companies have felt this stepped up pressure, particularly if they deal with the Department of Transportation’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise regulations.  In recent years, Federal and State… Continue Reading