Target's $100M Suit Claims Contractors Fixed Repair Bids

Law360, New York (August 6, 2012, 5:33 PM EDT) -- Retail chain giant Target Corp. sued several contractors Thursday over an alleged racketeering scheme that Target contends defrauded it on $100 million worth of repair contracts for store parking lots across the U.S., according to a complaint filed in Minnesota federal court.

Texas-based LCH Pavement Consultants LLC allegedly spearheaded a ploy in which four named subcontractors “and perhaps others not yet known to Target” worked together to win jobs at several of its more than 1,700 stores at inflated bid prices then got paid for the...
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