3rd Circ. Backs Sentences In $136M Transpo Contract Fraud

Law360, New York (December 1, 2016, 6:55 PM EST) -- Two former Pennsylvania businessmen convicted of fraudulently obtaining about $136 million in combined highway construction contracts meant for small, minority-owned businesses saw their revised sentences upheld Wednesday, when the Third Circuit agreed with the lower court that the pair's profits represented the fraud-induced loss.

In an unpublished opinion, a circuit panel affirmed the 84- and 41-month prison terms handed down to Joseph W. Nagle, 55, of Deerfield Beach, Florida, and Ernest G. Fink, Jr., 71, of Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania respectively, finding that the profits they diverted from...
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