Trash Co. Exec Gets 16 Months For Bid-Rigging Scheme

Law360, New York (June 15, 2011, 5:01 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge sentenced a former executive of Chicago trash container company to 16 months in prison and a $40,000 fine Wednesday for his role in a bid-rigging plot for a contract to repair the city's trash carts.

U.S. District Judge Ruben Castillo also ordered Steven Fenzl, the former vice president and partial owner of the now-defunct Urban Services of America Inc., to pay $35,300 in restitution for conspiring to commit mail and wire fraud, the U.S. Department of Justice said Wednesday.

Though Fenzl had...
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