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Canada: 18-month sentence for 2nd engineering executive in bid-rigging case

 |  June 20, 2019

A former executive for engineering firm Dessau received an 18-month sentence, including nine months of house arrest and nine months under curfew, after pleading guilty today in the Superior Court of Quebec to rigging bids for City of Gatineau infrastructure contracts between 2004 and 2006.

Michel Famery, formerly a Regional Vice-President for Dessau, is the second engineering executive to admit participation in a bid-rigging scheme in which several firms conspired to divide up Gatineau infrastructure contracts among themselves.

The City of Gatineau was not aware of the bid-rigging scheme.

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