City alleges more companies were part of ‘scheme’ to defraud taxpayers in Winnipeg police HQ project

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The City of Winnipeg has found more companies and people it claims were involved in a scheme to defraud taxpayers in the construction of Winnipeg's police headquarters, according to court documents.

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The City of Winnipeg has found more companies and people it claims were involved in a scheme to defraud taxpayers in the construction of Winnipeg’s police headquarters, according to court documents.

The city now wants to add those names to an ongoing lawsuit against dozens of other entities that it claims conspired to inflate and overcharge for work on the $214-million police headquarters project.

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