Company Linked to Ganim Kickback Scheme Resurfaces at Center of No-Bid Contracts Probe

Stamford officials awarded a no-bid emergency contract to remove hazardous materials from Toquam Magnet Elementary School to a West Haven contractor because the company appeared on a state list. Federal investigators now are looking into why so few companies were on the state’s emergency contractor list, and whether a state official pressured towns to hire from it.


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STAMFORD – A 2006 lawsuit that an asbestos removal company brought against the state may be remarkable for having gone to court at all. The company filed the suit after one of its top employees – the son of the owner – admitted in 2001 that he defrauded Bridgeport taxpayers of $80,000 in a widespread […]
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Angela Carella

For 36 years prior to joining the Connecticut Examiner, Angela Carella was a beat reporter, investigative reporter, editor and columnist for the Stamford Advocate. Carella reports on Stamford and Fairfield County. T: 203 722 6811.