Multinational Cement Company Involved In Blagojevich Investigation

01/16/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The parent company of a major cement supplier in the Chicago area is cooperating with federal authorities investigating alleged corruption under Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

Votorantim Cement North America, which purchased the cement portion of Bridgeview's Prairie Material in January, is "cooperating fully with the investigation and will continue to do so," said Steve Gallagher, vice-president of human resources for Toronto-based Votorantim.

Nobody at the company has been accused of anything illegal or "improper," Mr. Gallagher said.

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