DOJ Note Warns Of Collusion Risk After Stimulus

Law360, New York (April 14, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The massive amount of spending associated with the government's efforts to prod the moribund economy back to life has officials at the U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division worried about collusion, according to a terse note the division published online.

“The potential risk of fraud and collusion increases dramatically when large blocks of funds, such as those associated with the Recovery Act, are quickly disbursed,” the department's Antitrust Division said Monday on its Web site.

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, signed into law...
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