Adamo caught up in Detroit investigation…

Feds investigating Detroit demolitions subpoena Adamo.

The federal inspector general investigating Detroit’s demolition program has issued a subpoena to Adamo, a leading local demolition company that has received several contracts as part of the city’s ambitious program to demolish blighted properties.

The subpoena from SIGTARP, or the Office of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, was issued in April and requested documents related to the company’s work with the Detroit Land Bank Authority, according to a lawyer for Adamo.

“Adamo fully complied with the subpoena and will continue to cooperate with any further request for documents if necessary,” read a statement to the Free Press today from Christian Hauser, a lawyer for Adamo.

The acknowledgement of SIGTARP’s subpoena to Adamo suggests federal investigators are interested in companies that did business with the city under the demolition program.

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