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  • No jail time for two convicted in Big Dig concrete case

    May 27, 2010· Two former managers for Aggregate Industries NE Inc. who were convicted of supplying substandard concrete to Boston’s Big Dig highway project have avoided jail terms.

  • Arrests For Big Dig Concrete Fraud CBS News

    May 04, 2006· Arrests For Big Dig Concrete Fraud. The project was plagued by long delays and soaring costs that ballooned from $2.6 billion to $14.6 billion. He said Aggregate is not a Big Dig

  • FBI — Two Former Managers for Big Dig Contractor Sentenced

    BOSTON—Two former managers of Aggregate Industries Inc., the largest concrete supplier on the Big Dig project, were sentenced late yesterday in U.S. District Court in Boston. Despite prosecutors’ BOSTON—Two former managers of Aggregate Industries Inc., the largest concrete supplier on the Big Dig project, were sentenced late yesterday in U.S. District Court in Boston. Despite prosecutors’ recommendation of lengthy terms of imprisonment, the Honorable Richard G. Stearns sentenced both men to three years’ probation.
  • 2 Concrete Co. Managers Plead Guilty In Big Dig Case Law360

    2 Concrete Co. Managers Plead Guilty In Big Dig Case for the Big Dig. Between 1996 and 2005, Aggregate delivered about 5,700 truckloads of concrete to the Big Dig. Big Dig project

  • Two plead guilty to delivering bad concrete to the “Big Dig”

    Sentencing for McNally and Thomas is scheduled for Oct. 1. In 2007, Aggregate pleaded guilty to fraud and agreed to pay a $50 million settlement to end civil and criminal investigations into the Sentencing for McNally and Thomas is scheduled for Oct. 1. In 2007, Aggregate pleaded guilty to fraud and agreed to pay a $50 million settlement to end civil and criminal investigations into the substandard concrete that was delivered to the “Big Dig.”
  • Two plead guilty in Big Dig concrete case The Daily

    Denise Lavoie AP Legal Affairs Writer Boston (AP) — Two former managers of a Big Dig contractor pleaded guilty Wednesday to being part of a conspiracy to deliver substandard concrete to the Denise Lavoie AP Legal Affairs Writer Boston (AP) — Two former managers of a Big Dig contractor pleaded guilty Wednesday to being part of a conspiracy to deliver substandard concrete to the massive highway project. Six former managers of Aggregate Industries NE Inc. were indicted in 2006 on charges they falsified records to hide the inferior quality of more than 5,000 truckloads of concreteAuthor: Rick Benedict
  • Boston Big Dig, Central Artery Tunnel Project

    CostDesignFutureHistorySignificanceStructureRoute descriptionRouteImpactLegacyDesign and constructionSafetyTechnologyFunctionsEquipmentConstructionIssuesAftermathIncidentsInvestigationControversiesCriticismsAccidentsThe Central Artery Tunnel Project (CA/T), undertaken by the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority, commenced in 1991. The cost of the project when completed in December 2007 was estimated at $14.8bn. The actual cost of the project was made public in July 2012 by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation and is estimated at more than $24bn. The state currently pays over $100m annually in debt service for the project which is likely to continue till 2038. It still owes about $9.3bn in both principa
  • 1st Circ. Says Boston Big Dig Fraudsters Don't Deserve Jail

    The First Circuit ruled Friday that two managers of a concrete company who were convicted of fraud after delivering thousands of truckloads of substandard concrete for use on Boston's massive Big

  • Concrete supplier indicted in Boston 'Big Dig' scandal

    Lawyers for the employees say the men believed their conduct was legal, that the concrete supplied by Aggregate Industries met all the strength requirements of the project, and that Big Dig

  • Judge defends decision in Big Dig sentencing The Boston

    May 28, 2010· Judge defends decision in Big Dig sentencing Last summer, Farrar was convicted of one count of conspiracy to commit highway project fraud and mail fraud, 13 counts of false Judge defends decision in Big Dig sentencing Last summer, Farrar was convicted of one count of conspiracy to commit highway project fraud and mail fraud, 13 counts of false statements, and 37 counts of mail fraud. “The concrete Aggregate supplied to the Big Dig was found to be safe and strong in independent tests, and no Aggregate
  • FBI — Employees of Big Dig Contractor Convicted of Fraud

    They were charged with highway project fraud and related offenses for their participation in a scheme to provide concrete to Big Dig projects that did not meet contract specifications, and to

  • 4 Ex-Contractors Found Guilty In Big Dig Fraud WBUR News

    Four former managers of a Big Dig contractor have been convicted on conspiracy and fraud charges for delivering substandard concrete to the massive highway project, prosecutors said Tuesday.

  • Big Dig Wikipedia

    The Big Dig was the most expensive highway project in the US, and was plagued by cost overruns, delays, leaks, design flaws, charges of poor execution and use of substandard materials, criminal arrests, and the death of one motorist.

  • The New Science of Sentencing The Marshall Project

    A 2014 analysis by the state’s Criminal Sentencing Commission found that judges disregard sentencing guidelines roughly 20 percent of the time. The commission has released aggregate figures showing that incarceration and recidivism rates in the state have both fallen since it began using risk assessment in sentencing. But in a long fight with

  • Big Dig Problems Tunnel Collapse Leaks Cost Overruns

    The Big Dig project in Boston has been rife with problems since it began. The Boston Globe and Boston cover the cost overruns, tunnel leaks, and deadly ceiling collapse resulting from this project.

  • LR D RL Resolving Megaproject Claims: Lessons From

    Resolving Megaproject Claims: Lessons From Boston’s “Big Dig” By Kurt L. Dettman, Martin J. Harty, and Joel Lewin. Kurt L. Dettman. LR D RL. Martin J. Harty Joel Lewin. The “Big Dig” Project— officially known as the Cen-tral Artery/Tunnel Project (Project)—received world-wide attention, not only for its innovative engineering

  • United States of America v. Robert Prosperi Texas Lawyer

    These loads amounted to approximately 1% of all of the concrete provided by Aggregate to the Big Dig and 0.6% of all the concrete used in the project. At the sentencing hearing, after noting

  • UNITED STATES v. PROSPERI FindLaw

    These loads amounted to approximately 1% of all of the concrete provided by Aggregate to the Big Dig and 0.6% of all the concrete used in the project. much of this is not helpful. In a case like this it is difficult to apply a mechanical rule of sentencing.” United States v. Prosperi, No. 06–10116, at 5, 2010 WL 1816346 (D.Mass. May 6

  • 4 convicted of delivering substandard cement to Big Dig

    Aug 05, 2009· Four former managers for Aggregate Industries NE Inc., which provided 135,000 truckloads of concrete for the Big Dig, have been convicted in federal court of

  • Aggregate Industries Facing Big Dig Concrete Scandal

    Concrete firm fined on water, air issuesSupplier also faces a Big Dig inquiryAggregate Industries, which is already facing an investigation into whether it delivered substandard concrete to the Big Dig, was hit yesterday with $188,000 in fines and other penalties from state environmental regulators for alleged air- and water-quality violations at nine of its local plants.The action was

  • Big Dig Concrete Fraud Mining Awareness

    Mar 26, 2015· Big Dig Concrete Fraud. 26 Thursday Mar 2015. The convicted Big Dig managers worked for UK based Aggregate Industries, part of the Holcim Group, since 2005. The period covered was 1996-2005. mixed the leftover concrete with Big Dig project concrete, and delivered this adulterated concrete to the Project.

  • In Appeal of Construction Fraud Case, DOJ Seeks Tougher

    Aggregate Industries was a major concrete supplier for the $15 billion “Big Dig” tunnel project in Boston. The charges arose out of a scheme to supply substandard or out-of-specification concrete to the federally financed project.

  • $458M Big Dig Settlement Reached; Criminal Charges Dropped

    The main management consultant and contractor on Boston’s $15 billion Central Artery/Tunnel Project (Big Dig) has agreed to pay more than $407 million to resolve civil and criminal liabilities

  • Arrests made in Boston’s Big Dig investigation Roads

    Six men whose company supplied most of the concrete in the Big Dig were arrested Thursday, May 4, on federal charges alleging they falsified records to hide the substandard quality of materials delivered for the $14.6 billion, delay- and leak-plagued downtown highway tunnel project, the Associated Press reported.. The six men, all current or former employees of Aggregate Industries, face a

  • Aggregate Industries Facing Big Dig Concrete Scandal

    Concrete firm fined on water, air issuesSupplier also faces a Big Dig inquiryAggregate Industries, which is already facing an investigation into whether it delivered substandard concrete to the Big Dig, was hit yesterday with $188,000 in fines and other penalties from state environmental regulators for alleged air- and water-quality violations at nine of its local plants.The action was

  • Big Dig Concrete Fraud Mining Awareness

    Mar 26, 2015· Big Dig Concrete Fraud. 26 Thursday Mar 2015. The convicted Big Dig managers worked for UK based Aggregate Industries, part of the Holcim Group, since 2005. The period covered was 1996-2005. mixed the leftover concrete with Big Dig project concrete, and delivered this adulterated concrete to the Project.

  • In Appeal of Construction Fraud Case, DOJ Seeks Tougher

    Aggregate Industries was a major concrete supplier for the $15 billion “Big Dig” tunnel project in Boston. The charges arose out of a scheme to supply substandard or out-of-specification concrete to the federally financed project.

  • $458M Big Dig Settlement Reached; Criminal Charges Dropped

    The main management consultant and contractor on Boston’s $15 billion Central Artery/Tunnel Project (Big Dig) has agreed to pay more than $407 million to resolve civil and criminal liabilities

  • Arrests made in Boston’s Big Dig investigation Roads

    Six men whose company supplied most of the concrete in the Big Dig were arrested Thursday, May 4, on federal charges alleging they falsified records to hide the substandard quality of materials delivered for the $14.6 billion, delay- and leak-plagued downtown highway tunnel project, the Associated Press reported.. The six men, all current or former employees of Aggregate Industries, face a

  • United States v. Stevenson, No. 10-1741 (1st Cir. 2012

    the project without the knowledge of project These loads amounted to approximately 1% of all of the concrete provided by Aggregate to the Big Dig and 0.6% of all the concrete used in the project. To conceal the 10/9 practice, Aggregate developed a system that employees acknowledged was "designed to trick the inspector."

  • Big Dig managers guilty of fraud over substandard concrete

    Four former managers working on the Big Dig project in Boston were found guilty of conspiracy and fraud charges this week. In total six former managers of Aggregate Industries, which was working on the highway project in the city, were indicted in 2006 on charges that they falsified records hiding the fact they had delivered more than 5,000

  • Boston "Big Dig" Contractor Agrees to Plead Guilty to

    AGGREGATE INDUSTRIES NORTHEAST REGION, INC., (AGGREGATE), the largest asphalt and concrete supply company in New England, has agreed to plead guilty and pay $50 million to resolve its criminal and civil liabilities in connection with a fraudulent scheme to deliver adulterated concrete to the Central Artery/Tunnel Project (the Big Dig).

  • Triumph, Tragedy Mark Boston’s Big Dig Project

    Triumph, Tragedy Mark Boston’s Big Dig Project. The Big Dig could be called the project which unclogged the throat of a city choking with traffic. six managers from Aggregate Industries

  • Aggregates Industries fired the "whistle-blower" in Big

    The company, Aggregate Industries-Northeast Region Inc., in 2007, pleaded guilty to charges of providing substandard concrete for the “Big Dig” roadway project in Boston and submitting fraudulent claims for it. It agreed to pay $42.7 million to the U.S. government and Massachusetts to settle civil and criminal charges.

  • Boston Big Dig convictions The Tunnelling Journal

    Four former employees of Aggregate Industries, N.E. (Aggregate), have been convicted of various counts of mail fraud and highway project fraud and, with the exception of one of the defendants, of conspiracy, for the supply of sub-standard or out-of-specification concrete to Boston’s federally financed Central Artery Tunnel Project (CA/T), reports Leagal Inc.

  • Big Dig Lessons Learned Concrete International Magazine

    Point of View The Big Dig Seven lessons learned by Ben Tymann and Ken Sullivan T he Central Artery/Tunnel project in Boston, MA— better known as the “Big Dig”—is widely viewed as the largest, most complex, and most technologically challenging highway project in the country’s history.

  • Concrete Supplier to Pay $50 Million to Settle Big Dig Case

    Jul 30, 2007· Six employees of Aggregate, which supplied concrete used in tunnels and roadways in the Big Dig project, were indicted last year on federal charges that they falsified records to hide the

  • 4 men get probation for roles in supplying substandard

    Four former employees of a company convicted of supplying substandard concrete to Boston's troubled Big Dig highway project have avoided prison time for their roles in the scheme.

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