April 17, 2012 — A Smyrna construction firm whose top executives served time in connection with an illegal campaign donation in Mississippi settled a related $3.9 million damage claim Monday. The Facility Group paid the damages for defective construction of a Mississippi beef processing plant.
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Cost overruns, possible fraud at state-owned mountain resort Audit: UGA, other universities misusing student fees Report: DeKalb teachers ignored on-campus fight Barnes releases 25 years of tax returns; former gov worth $16.6M Traffic lights fail timing test at red light camera intersections Trans World Assurance booted from Ga. At talk of audit, Clarke County DA […]
MULTIPLE CHOICE: When did Pat Pope, a central figure in the criminal investigation of DeKalb County school construction contracts, divorce her first husband?
- 2006 (after marrying husband #2)
NOT-SO-HELPFUL HINT: At one time or another, she’s cited each of those years as the correct date.
DeKalb County schools’ multimillion-dollar damage suit over construction cost overruns may be undermined by a criminal probe of school contracts. Lawyers for a fired construction management firm, Heery/Mitchell, are scheduled to question the schools’ chief operating officer, Pat Pope, on Wednesday. Heery/Mitchell wants to hear what Pope knows about a criminal investigation of her handling of school construction contracts.
Swindall, a former two-term congressman from DeKalb, was convicted in 1989 of lying to a grand jury in a federal sting investigation. An undercover IRS agent testified that Swindall discussed the possible use of $850,000 in illegal drug proceeds to finance cost overruns in the construction of his Stone Mountain house. He served a year […]