Ex-Krahl Construction Manager Latest To Cop To Fraud

Law360, Chicago (August 30, 2012, 8:10 PM EDT) -- Yet another former employee of defunct general contractor Krahl Construction copped to taking part in an alleged multimillion-dollar inflated billing scheme Thursday, when a former project manager pled guilty in Illinois federal court to mail fraud under a deal with prosecutors.

John Bak, 37, admitted before U.S. District Judge Matthew Kennelly to participating in an aspect of the scheme that cost one Krahl client $5.4 million. Prosecutors have alleged that the larger, overarching plot involving other Krahl employees and as well as two employees of customer...
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