Metro Tech

City Contractor Fined $500 M. for CityTime Kickback Scheme


It’s been a disaster from the get-go, but finally New York City is due to make back some of the millions of dollars it casually tossed into the black hole that is CityTime. The Science Applications International Corporation entered into an agreement with the Manhattan U.S. Attorney’s office today to pay $500,392,977 in restitution to the Department of Justice for fraud committed during a contract with the infamous CityTime Project. The agreement resolves a dispute between SAIC and the city for the fraud¬†perpetrated¬†with CityTime, the digital timekeeping and payroll system implemented to streamline the payment process to city workers. SAIC was the main contractor for the CityTime project. Read More