Printer Friendly

MEDFORD CONTRACTOR SENTENCED ON PHONY BOND CHARGES

 BOSTON, Nov. 25 ~PRNewswire~ -- A Medford, Mass. construction contractor was sentenced yesterday following his conviction earlier this year on charges arising from his presentation of a worthless and counterfeit bond to the U.S. Air Force in connection with the award of a defense contract at Hanscom Air Force Base.
 U.S. Attorney A. John Pappalardo announced that Lawrence J. Gordon, of Medford, was sentenced by the Honorable William G. Young to a term of one month incarceration, followed by a period of nine months home confinement, during which time Gordon will be permitted to leave his home to go to work, as well as three years supervised release. In addition, Gordon was ordered to pay $80,000 in restitution for the losses caused by his conduct and a $150 special assessment.
 Gordon is the president and sole owner of Tower Associates, Inc., a Winchester corporation engaged in the construction business. The charges upon which Gordon was convicted arose from the 1988 solicitation and award of a $1,000,200 contract for the renovation of a photography laboratory at Hanscom Air Force Base. As the contractor for the job, Gordon's company was required to post a payment and performance bond. The evidence at trial was that Gordon and others arranged to provide a counterfeit bond, which appeared on its face to have been issued by the Amwest Surety Insurance Company, when that company had in fact issued no such bond.
 The case was investigated by Special Agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Air Force's Office of Special Investigations and is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Paul G. Levenson of Pappalardo's Economic Crimes Unit.
 -0- 11~25~92
 ~CONTACT: U.S. Attorney's press office, 617-223-9445~


CO: ST: Massachusetts IN: SU:

CH -- NE012 -- 1643 11~25~92 16:30 EST
COPYRIGHT 1992 PR Newswire Association LLC
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 1992 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:PR Newswire
Date:Nov 25, 1992
Words:303
Previous Article:ST. CROIX CHIPPEWA TO OWN GAMING EQUIPMENT AT PROPOSED HUDSON CASINO
Next Article:EARLY-SEASON BUSINESS INDICATORS SUGGEST STRONG WINTER AHEAD AT NEW ENGLAND SKI AREAS
Topics:


Related Articles
CONTRACTORS, AGC OFFER TAKE OUR DAUGHTERS TO WORK(R) INITIATIVES
Pair Sentenced for Roles in Unemployment Scheme Case, Reports U.S. Attorney.
CONSPIRACY SUSPECT CONVICTED OF FRAUD.
CITY ANALYST ADMITS TO FRAUD : WORKERS' COMP SCHEME NETS $1 MILLION.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2016 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters