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Philly Contractor Sanctioned for Minority Business Enterprise Shell Game

Philly Contractor Sanctioned for Minority Business Enterprise Shell Game

Unprecedented, though limited sanctions were handed down by the City of Philadelphia to a general contractor for allegedly circumventing Minority Business Enterprise participation goals. The contractor, Ernest J. Bock & Sons Inc., consented to penalties barring it from bidding on city contracts through April of 2012. The allegations center around Bock’s $35.9 million contract for