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Cognos deals face federal scrutiny

Grand jury convened over two state contracts; Threat to DiMasi, whose associates profited

By Andrea Estes and Matt Viser
Globe Staff / December 17, 2008

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Federal authorities have convened a grand jury to investigate the state's awarding of a pair of multimillion dollar contracts to a Burlington software company that, in turn, provided large and often secretive paydays to close associates of House Speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi as it was winning state work. (Full article: 825 words)

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