Detroit Construction Exec Cops Plea In Bid-Rigging Case

Law360, New York (August 19, 2013, 6:51 PM EDT) -- The former vice president of a Detroit-based construction management firm pled guilty Monday to a bid-rigging-related charge stemming from an $11 million public housing contract.

Calvin Hall, once an executive with Xcel Construction Services Inc., entered a plea to a single count of conspiracy to defraud the federal government before U.S. District Judge David M. Lawson.

Prosecutors say while at Xcel, Hall made it appear that the company’s bid to provide demolition, utilities, earthwork and concrete work on a Detroit housing project was competitive. The project,...
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