NJ Biz Falsely Won $1.2M In VA Contracts, DOJ Says

Law360, New York (January 8, 2014, 3:49 PM EST) -- A small-business owner was arrested Wednesday and charged with defrauding the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs of $1.2 million by falsely winning contracts that were set aside for service-disabled veterans, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

Miriam Friedman, 54, of Teaneck, N.J., was charged with wire fraud for falsely certifying her furniture and design company, Office Dimensions Inc., as small business owned by a service-disabled veteran in the government's central contractor registry in 2009, according to U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman. Friedman provided furniture and design...
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