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New York Contractor Arrested for Wage Violations

September 24, 2010 Written by: Written by Mike Rogers, Chief Compliance Officer

An article recently published in the Wall Street Journal reports that a New York contractor was arrested and charged with one count of Grand Larceny in the Second Degree for alleged wage violations. The article claims that the contractor failed to pay workers the prevailing wage on a publicly-funded contract, and falsified payroll records to cover this up, resulting in 66 workers being cheated out of $298,000. The entire article can be read here.