Contractor Seeks New Trial Over Mont. Tribe Scandal

Law360, New York (December 1, 2016, 4:29 PM EST) -- A man and a construction company recently convicted of bribing an ex-Montana state legislator for $2.5 million in federally funded contracts on the Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation asked for a new trial on Tuesday, saying the federal government brought in forbidden evidence at the last minute.

Last month, following a four-day trial presided over by U.S. District Judge Brian Morris, a federal jury found Kevin McGovern and his company, CMG Construction Inc., guilty of conspiracy, wire fraud and bribery of Tony...
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