WASHINGTON (AP) — Two D.C. councilmembers have asked government officials to examine a local company that has no employees, and yet was given the largest workload and payout from a $215 million no-bid sports gambling contract.
The Washington Post reports Robert C. White Jr. and Elissa Silverman want an investigation into Veterans Services Corp., which is contracted by Intralot for sports betting and city lottery work.
The newspaper says Veterans Services has no employees and lists executives on its website who don’t actually work there.
Silverman and White want Attorney General Karl A. Racine and District Chief Financial Officer Jeffrey DeWitt to revisit Intralot’s contract and investigate Veterans Services’ legal compliance.
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