Courtney Benn, sister company refuse to pay State over $212M

  • Published on: Jan 20, 2021 - 6:04 PM
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Courtney Benn, sister company refuse to pay State over $212M Courtney Benn Contracting Services Ltd and a company to which it has close ties—Compustruct Engineering Inc. owe the State $212 million. The money was flagged by the Auditor General as outstanding since 2016. As a result, the Ministry of Public Works has taken the decision not to allow contracts to be issued to those companies until such time that the money is paid. This was revealed earlier today during a sitting of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC). The Auditor-General, in his 2016 report, stated that Courtney Benn was overpaid $120.6M for preparatory works for upgrading of the East Coas …
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