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Accused Big Dig firm files for Ch. 11

Facing US charges, seeks financial shield; Modern Continental cites $1b in debts

By Sean P. Murphy and Jonathan Saltzman
Globe Staff / June 24, 2008

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Modern Continental Corp. , which earned $3.2 billion as the largest contractor on the Big Dig and was charged criminally by US authorities last week with hiding shoddy workmanship, sought the shelter of US Bankruptcy Court yesterday, claiming up to $1 billion in debts. (Full article: 920 words)

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