March 28, 2016

March 16, 2016

John Bennett, the former founder and CEO of Canada-based Bennett Environmental Inc. was convicted of conspiring to pay kickbacks to guarantee the award of soil treatment contracts to his company for work at Federal Creosote, a Superfund site located in Manville, New Jersey.  Specifically, in exchange for gifts and cash payments, the project manager at Federal Creosote provided Bennett with “last looks” at confidential competitor bids, allowing Bennett to outbid its competitors without independently determining its price, thereby guaranteeing an award to the company and undermining the competitive bid process on this federally-funded project.  DOJ

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