Conn. AG Settles With Snowplow Cos. Accused Of Bid-Rigging

Law360, New York (January 16, 2014, 12:00 PM EST) -- Connecticut's attorney general reached a $90,000 settlement with three snowplow operators who allegedly rigged what should have been a competitive bidding process for a contract to clear a southern Connecticut town's streets during a powerful 2011 northeaster, authorities announced Wednesday.

H.I. Stone & Son Inc., S&S Asphalt Paving Inc. and Stone Construction Co. agreed to pay $30,000 each in civil penalties to the state and consented to roll back the plowing fees they charge the town of Southbury to the original rate predating the conspiracy, according...
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