A Warren business owner will stand trial on multiple felony charges that stem from an investigation by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Michigan into the use of Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) funds for demolitions.
State Attorney General Dana Nessel issued a release with details of the case Friday.
Kevin Woods, owner of BBEK Environmental asbestos abatement company, is charged with four counts of false pretenses over $100,000, a 20-year felony; one count of false pretenses between $1,000 and $20,000, a five-year felony; one count of money laundering, a 10-year felony; and one count of bribery of an agent or employee, a one-year misdemeanor.
Woods waived his preliminary examination on March 10 and subsequently, 37th District Court Judge John Chumura sent the case to trial. His arraignment in Macomb County Circuit Court is set for April 4 at 1:30 p.m.
Woods is accused of misrepresenting project costs to…