Federal trial begins for owner of local landscaping company accused of fraud
CINCINNAT I(WKRC) - The owner of a large Tri-State landscaping company was in federal court Tuesday for the start of his fraud trial.
Doug Evans is accused of conspiring with another executive to set up a fake business and win city contracts that were supposed to go to minority companies.
Investigators say among the money funneled back to Evans was $2 million from the City of Cincinnati. He denies the charges.