Yonkers Contracting owes $2.6 million in I-287 fraud scheme

By Colleen Wilson

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Yonkers Contracting Company Inc., which was originally hired in 2006 to do construction work on Interstate 287, owes the federal government $2.6 million as part of an agreement after illegally exploiting and profiting from the federal Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program. Yonkers Contracting, of 969 Midland Ave. in Yonkers, was originally awarded a $141 million…

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Colleen Wilson
Colleen is a graduate of the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland. She covers energy, transportation and state government for the Westchester County Business Journal.