The Office of Inspector General is initiating an audit of DOT’s implementation of personal identity verification (PIV) cards.
On December 17, 2008, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office (MAGO) announced that they had reached an agreement with Powers Fasteners, Incorporated, (PFI), Brewster, New York resolving state criminal manslaughter and pending
On December 15, 2008, we issued our audit of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) management and maintenance of air traffic control facilities.
The Office of Inspector General plans to conduct an audit of the major risks facing the New Jersey Transit Corporation’s Access to the Region’s Core (ARC) Project in Northern New Jersey and the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) oversight of t
Chicago Man Sentenced to 3 Years Probation and Fined $3,500 for Transportation of Hazardous Materials
On December 9, 2008, Lawrence Gonsalves was sentenced in U.S. District Court, Chicago, Illinois, to 36 months probation and fined $3,500, stemming from his July 18, 2008, guilty plea of conspiracy to transport hazardous materials.
NY Construction Company President and Associate Guilty Pleas Result in Agreement to Pay $1.2 Million in Forfeitures and Fines
On December 5, 2008, Andrew Catapano, the President of AFC Enterprises, Incorporated and John Mikuszewski, a consultant to Rosewood Contracting Corporation pled guilty to charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States.
Former New York City DOT Director Sentenced to 1 Year Incarceration for Bribery Scheme on a DOT Funded Project
On December 5, 2008, Balram (“Balu”) Chandiramani, formerly New York City (NYC) DOT’s Director of Movable Bridges, was sentenced in U.S.
On December 3, 2008, Robert A. Schlotzhauer, owner of Falcon Helicopters, Inc. (FALCON) was sentenced in U.S.
Florida Moving Brokerage Sales Representative Sentenced to 3 Years Probation and Ordered to Pay $30,000 in Restitution in Household Goods Extortion Scheme
On November 26, 2008, Matthew D. Sandomir, former sales representative for National Moving Network (NMN), Miami, FL, was sentenced in U.S.
On November 21, 2008, Island Lath & Plaster, Inc. (Island), Calverton, NY, was charged with conspiracy to make false statements and false claims on a Federal highway project–– the Central Artery/Tunnel Project (CA/T Project).