Build Your Future for DBEs CONFERENCE . Minority-Owned Business Fraud in Transportation Senior Investigator George F. Sullivan U.S. Department of Transportation Office of Inspector General. Overview. Mission and Priorities Fraud Discovery, Schemes, and Indicators
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Minority-Owned Business Fraud in Transportation
George F. Sullivan
U.S. Department of Transportation
Office of Inspector General
New York, NY
Ft. Worth, TX
San Francisco, CA
FHWA: $27.5 Billion
FAA -AIP: $1.1 Billion
FRA : $8 Billion
AMTRAK: $1.3 Billion
FTA: 6.9 Billion
Potential source of revenue for job creation,
Potential source of revenue to promote the needed economic recovery
Potential source of revenue to rehabilitate the nations highway infrastructure
HAVE 10 TO 20% LOST TO
WASTE FRAUD OR ABUSE
- 35 Indictments
- 62 Convictions
- $20 Million in Fines & Restitution, etc. -.
OIG - Investigations
WOULD YOUR COMPANY SURVIVE THIS TYPE OF FINANCIAL HIT AT THE END OF A CONTRACT?
A Generic Term That Embraces All the Ways One Person Can Falsely Represent Something to Another in Order to Induce That Person to Surrender Something of Value.
This presentation is intended only to reflect a partial summary of our investigation. It represents only one side of the story based on certain facts discovered through the course of the investigation.
Others may interpret this information, and the facts behind them, in a different manner and come to different conclusions.
The United States alleges that the companies, John Carlo Inc. and Angelo Iafrate Construction Company, falsely claimed that they had used Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) for part of the work on the project when they had not.
In addition to the $1.407 million payment to resolve civil claims, Angelo Iafrate Construction has also entered into a separate administrative agreement with DOT to ensure future compliance with DBE requirements.
AJAX strikes agreement with BORBOLLA on pass-through fee