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Marchelletta

Fighting to clear his name, company contractor says feds wrongly targeted him. Suspected Mafia ties led to tax crime conviction, later overturned.

March 9th, 2011

The parcel intercepted at the bustling FedEx Super Hub in Memphis didn’t have the proper paperwork, U.S. Customs officials said. Inside it, they found $1.5 million in checks being sent to the Bahamas from an Alpharetta construction company. That find in 2001, agents say, triggered a federal investigation into Jerry Marchelletta Jr., president of that company, The Circle Group, a fast-growing business that helped build some of Atlanta’s signature buildings.

Read more at the Atlanta Journal Constitution ...