Thursday - February 25, 2021
Federal Tipoffs Involving Maine Newsletter for Sunday November 01, 2020 ( 3 items )  

DLA: University of Maine Continues Renewable Fuel Research
WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Logistics Agency issued the following news: To meet the increasing need for sustainable and efficient fuel resources, Defense Logistics Agency Energy is teaming with the University of Maine to transform forest residues, sawmill residues, municipal solid waste, and construction wood wastes into a hydrocarbon fuel oil. In September, UMaine was awarded $4.8 million through the DLA Energy Readiness Program to expand and validate fuel   more

DOD, HHS Partner to Award $119 Million Contract to Hologic to Increase Domestic Production Capacity of COVID-19 Diagnostic Tests
WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 -- The U.S. Department of Defense issued the following news release: On October 30, 2020, the Department of Defense (DOD), in coordination with the Department of Health and Human Services, awarded Hologic, Inc. a $119 million contract to expand domestic production, increasing testing for COVID-19. This industrial base expansion effort will enable Hologic, Inc. to expand production capacity for COVID-19 tests and test consumables in supplier's facilities in Wisconsin, Maine,  more

Maine U.S. Attorney: Waterville Woman Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud
BANGOR, Maine, Oct. 31 -- The U.S. Attorney for the District of Maine, Halsey B. Frank, issued the following news release: A Waterville woman pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Bangor to wire fraud, U.S. Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced. According to court records, from December 2014 through October 2019, Beth Bing, 49, made unauthorized use of her employer's corporate credit cards, and used fraudulent interstate communications via telephone and email in furtherance of the scheme.   more