Texas School's Insurer Settles Suit With Contractor

Albanese, Elizabeth
January 2005
Bond Buyer;1/5/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32043, p28
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The article reports that Harlandale, Texas, Independent School District's insurance company has agreed to pay $60,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a contractor who alleged his company was kept out of the running for contracts associated with a $165 million general obligation bond package. According to the lawsuit, Louis Cruz, an architect who served as the district's manager for the projects being funded with bond proceeds, allegedly facilitated payment of bribes to district officials by the contractors. Cruz also pled guilty to criminal bribery charges and is awaiting sentencing.


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