Ex-Contractor Gets 14 Years For Superfund Bid-Rigging

Law360, New York (March 3, 2014, 3:26 PM EST) -- A former project manager convicted of taking $1.5 million in kickbacks for rigging bids and other conspiracies surrounding subcontracts at two New Jersey Superfund sites was sentenced Monday to 14 years in prison, the longest sentence ever handed down for an antitrust crime.

U.S. Judge Susan Wigenton imposed that sentence on Gordon D. McDonald about five months after a jury agreed with prosecutors that he played a pivotal role in multiple bid-rigging, fraud and kickback schemes with three subcontractors at Federal Creosote in Manville, N.J., and...
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