Philly Says Contractor Can't Evade $115M Fraud Suit

Law360, Philadelphia (August 5, 2013, 4:51 PM EDT) -- The city of Philadelphia on Wednesday ripped a former contractor’s efforts to dodge a suit over a multimillion-dollar conspiracy to defraud the city, arguing that it suffered significantly from the contractor’s use of no-bid contracts to loot the sheriff's office.

The city asked a state court judge to disregard preliminary objections from Reach Communication Specialists and RCS Searchers Inc. — two companies owned by James R. Davis Jr. — that it lacked standing to bring the suit, emphasizing that the city and the office share a...
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