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U.S. v. Benjamin W. McCulloch


Benjamin McCulloch, the owner of a commercial flooring company, pleaded guilty to a five-count criminal information in September 2022, charging him with four counts of violating the anti-kickback act and one count of conspiracy. McCulloch pleaded guilty to conspiring with a project manager, Kevin Mahler, to pay kickbacks flowing from artificially inflated construction proposals. This scheme affected government contracts for construction and flooring services at Fort Wainwright, a U.S. Army installation in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Sentencing Memorandum (February 9, 2024)

Plea Agreement (September 20, 2022)

Information (August 25, 2022)

Case Open Date
Case Name
U.S. v. Benjamin W. McCulloch
Case Type
Case Violation(s)
  • Knowingly, willfully accepting or soliciting kickbacks on public contracts
  • Conspiracy to Defraud United States
Industry Code(s)
  • Commercial and Institutional Building Construction
Case Documents
Plea Agreement   [PDF, ]
Information   [PDF, ]
Updated March 19, 2024