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McClatchy News Series: Contract To Cheat


Tuesday, September 23, 2014

A recent series by McClatchy Newspapers, including The Charlotte Observer, proves that there are still some things newspapers do best, even in a digital world. This series uncovered a range of fraudulent activities by construction companies working on federally funded projects. Among the infractions, misclassifying employees to avoid paying taxes. In case you missed it, we review the series with two key reporters. 

Rick Rothacker
- Business reporter, Charlotte Observer

Mandy Locke - Staff writer, Raleigh News and Observer