Construction Firm Charged with Fraud, Ripping Off Minority-Owned Businesses

Construction firm Lend Lease (US) Construction LMB, nee Bovis Lend Lease, was hit with fraud charges and ordered to pay up to $56 million by the US Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn Tuesday.

The firm, which worked on projects like the Bronx Criminal Courthouse in the Bronx, Grand Central Terminal, and Citi Field in Queens, was accused of “fraudulently” overbilling its clients for the past two decades. Bovis was also accused of “misrepresenting the work performed by its minority business enterprise partners” in order to win bids on public projects, the US Attorney’s Office said.
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Construction Firm Charged with Fraud, Ripping Off Minority-Owned Businesses