US Court Disputes $1.8B AECOM Damage Award in ‘Remarkable Fraud’ Suit

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“In 2008, unbeknownst to MK, defendants began what would become an intricate series of frauds designed to trade off, and indeed take over, the MK identity,” the suit says.

April 26, 2021
Mary B. Powers - Engineering News-Record

A federal appeals court has thrown out a $1.8-billion award granted by a lower court three years ago to an AECOM unit in a bizarre legal battle involving a Nevada company that claimed to have won multiple contracts using the name of Morrison Knudsen—the former well-known Boise-based construction contractor that was sold in 1996, and through acquisitions, became part of design-build giant AECOM in 2014.

Reprinted courtesy of Mary B. Powers, Engineering News-Record

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