Six Employees at Southern Concrete and Construction Charged and Arrested
On June 27, 2018, Federal agents arrested six employees of Southern Concrete and Construction (SCC), Anderson, South Carolina—Eduardo Aparicio, Cesar Vasquez, Fredin Cordon, Jose Martinez, Luis Isaguirrez, and Noe Galvez Mungia. Criminal complaints filed in U.S. District Court, Greenville, South Carolina, on June 22, 2018, charged the six individuals with misuse of a Social Security number after an investigation revealed they provided false Social Security numbers to SCC, a certified woman-owned Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE). SCC is currently the prime contractor on at least five DOT-funded projects totaling $1,751,517 and a subcontractor on projects totaling $2,984,142.50, all in South Carolina.
DOT-OIG is conducting this investigation with the Department of Labor OIG and Homeland Security Investigations, Department of Homeland Security.
Note: Indictments, informations, and criminal complaints are only accusations by the Government. All defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.