U.S. Settles Dispute Over DBE Fraud

U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of Illinois issued the following announcement on Jan. 27. FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. – United Ironworkers (“United”), D&K Welding Services (“D&K”), Kim Rasnick, and Dorrie Wise-Harris have agreed to pay the United States and the State of Illinois $440,000 to resolve a civil False Claims Act investigation relating to fraud on the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (“DBE”) programs of the United States and the State of Illinois U.S. Attorney Steven  D.  Weinhoeft announced  today.  United  and  D&K  are  steel  construction  companies 
operating on highway and bridge projects in Illinois and other midwestern states.

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