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Second employee of road contractor pleads guilty; another scheduled to Wednesday (access required)

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Editor’s note: Updated to include change in day for Greg Tucker’s plea hearing. CHARLOTTE – A former employee of a Monroe road contractor pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal charges of conspiracy and money laundering and is cooperating with investigators, and ...

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Contractors’ fraud trial likely to be next fall; new charges added (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – Lawyers for the federal government and for two Union County road construction contractors indicted on 29 federal fraud counts have jointly asked a judge to delay the trial until September 2014, citing scheduling conflicts and the complexity of ...

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Monroe Bypass divides Union County communities: DOT suspends work but continues payments to contractors, including one facing unrelated felony charges (access required)

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State and federal transportation officials are putting the final touches on a second draft environmental report on the proposed Monroe Bypass, as nearby towns debate the project’s merits. Meanwhile, a lead bypass construction contractor continues to collect payments even though all work on the project has been suspended – and even as the company and four of its employees face federal fraud charges not related to the bypass work.

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