DETROIT -

Opening statements in a bid-rigging trial involving Bobby Ferguson are scheduled to begin Tuesday.

The re-trial comes months after Ferguson was sentenced to 21 years in prison for federal corruption.

Prosecutors are putting him through another trial after a jury failed to reach a verdict in a bid-rigging case in 2012.

Ferguson is charged with conspiracy and other crimes.

View court document: Counts against Ferguson dismissed

U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade says the case involves allegations of fraud and illegal dumping at a federally funded housing project. Co-defendant Michael Woodhouse is also on trial.

In March, Ferguson was found guilty in of racketeering and corruption charges in a trial he faced alongside former mayor of Detroit Kwame Kilpatrick.