LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A Duson businessman has been charged in an ongoing federal probe of bid-rigging and bribery at the public housing authorities in Opelousas and Lafayette.

The Advocate reports Kendall T. Anderson, of Anderson Iron Works, faces one count of misprision of a felony for allegedly not reporting bid-rigging at the Opelousas Housing Authority.

Federal prosecutors say Anderson's company has done construction work for the housing authorities in Opelousas and Lafayette, as well as for the city of Opelousas.

The Advocate reports Anderson referred comment to his attorney, Donald Washington, who did not return a message left at his office.

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