Ex-Krahl CFO Gets 3 Years In Kickback, Billing Fraud Case
By Megan Stride
Law360, Chicago (April 8, 2013, 6:46 PM ET) -- The former chief financial officer of defunct general contractor Krahl Construction was sentenced in Illinois federal court on Monday to three years in prison for his role in a kickback and billing fraud scheme that allegedly cost Krahl clients more than $10 million.
Thaddeus Stepniewski was the last of nine defendants to be sentenced in connection with the plot that prosecutors said victimized Digital Realty Trust Inc. and Berwind Property Group. All of the defendants were Krahl employees or worked for the victim firms, and all...