Christie Delivers Pay-To-Play Warning In Birdsall Case

Law360, New York (March 29, 2013, 8:35 PM EDT) -- The recent indictment of New Jersey engineering firm Birdsall Services Group and several of its top executives shows that Gov. Chris Christie's administration will prosecute alleged pay-to-play abuses with the same aggressiveness he exhibited as U.S. attorney, warning other government contractors to foster a culture of compliance when it comes to political contributions, experts say.

New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa on Tuesday announced the indictment of Eatontown-based Birdsall and seven current and former executives, including the firm's former CEO and largest shareholder Howard Birdsall, over...
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