The company that botched the CityTime payroll project will pay the government $500 million to settle its liability for the $800 million debacle, federal prosecutors say. The city gets $466 million of that, and let's hope the Bloomberg administration does a better job with the money this time. The ... More >>
Well, it's summer in the big city, and the CityTime fiasco just keeps getting worse. It may now be the biggest theft of all time. Federal prosecutors and the city Department of Investigation unveiled a new indictment today that alleges that more than $40 million was stolen by consultants wor ... More >>
The private consultant on the CityTime debacle fired this week for failing to keep track of his time sheets has now been charged with taking $5 million in illegal kickbacks, the Department of Investigation and the U.S. Attorney's office said. Gerard Denault, formerly of Science Applications ... More >>
The beleaguered lead contractor in the $800 million Citytime debacle has fired the project manager for paying himself for hours he didn't even work, Comptroller John Liu reports. Science Applications International Corp. tells the city that it has fired Gerard Denault, who was leading the com ... More >>
New York City threw away a mountain of cash over a new computer system. Now, finally, someone is going to pay.
What to do when you're a private computer consultant whose project for the city is excruciatingly over-budget and falling way behind? Hey -- how about this? Offer the city supervisor a job! That's the approach taken by officials of the Virginia-based defense contracting company, Science Appli ... More >>
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