Ala. Man Accused Of $2.6M HUBZone Status Fraud

Law360, New York (April 27, 2011, 1:43 PM EDT) -- An Alabama man was indicted Tuesday for allegedly misrepresenting that his small business and some of its employees were based in a specially designated disadvantaged area, enabling it to obtain 28 government contracts worth nearly $2.6 million.

More than once, Gulf Shores, Ala., resident Kenneth Neal Chapman allegedly made false statements about the status of his company, Computer Access Government Sales Inc., to secure or continue a U.S. Small Business Administration certification related to historically underutilized business zones, or HUBZones, according to U.S. Attorney for the...
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