|Submitted||Nov. 17, 2015|
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To Whom It May Concern:
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:
A copy of a report of fraud that was previously found at the link below.
It was originally posted as a press release:
03.30.2011 New York Construction Firm Owners Indicted on $19.6 Million Dollar Public Works
Fraud Involving Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
On March 30, 2011, Balu Kamat and Carmine Desio, president and vice president,
respectively, of Environmental Energy Associates (EEA), were indicted in the U.S. District
Court of New York for conspiracy and mail fraud regarding the use of EEA, a Disadvantaged
Business Enterprise (DBE), as a "front" DBE on projects receiving DOT grant funds. ..
The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.
Dear Mr. Honig,
Attached is our response to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request that was received on November 17, 2015. You requested a copy of a report of fraud that was previously found at the link: https://www.oig.dot.gov/library-items/5530.
Please contact us if you have any further questions.
DOT OST Government Information Specialist