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Georgia Contractors Sentenced for Defrauding the CDC

Cesar Arbelaez Tabares and Juan Carlos Bazantes, who owned and operated IWES Contractors, Inc., a drywall labor supply company in Norcross, Georgia, have been sentenced to each serve eight years in prison and pay a $75,000 fine following their trial and convictions for submitting false certified payroll forms to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in connection with a construction project at the federal facility. Read the entire news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Georgia.