TITLE

Ronan Potts Fined

AUTHOR(S)
Shields, Yvette
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;12/8/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32025, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on an order by a federal court judge in Chicago for prominent lobbying firm Ronan Potts LLC to pay a $350,000 fine and to forfeit $67,000 for its involvement in a bid-rigging scheme in connection with a construction contract for the bond-financed expansion of McCormick Place Convention Center. The firm also remains on probation for three years. Scott Fawell, the former head of the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority, has confessed to supplying bidding information to a representative of Ronan Potts who forwarded the in formation to Jacobs Facilities Inc. The authority manages the convention center.
ACCESSION #
15309195

 

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