Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
American Pallet Recycling, L.L.C
Penalty: 
$100,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
March 12, 2015
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

American Pallet Recycling, L.L.C. and its former president and owner, Raymond Viola, have pleaded guilty and been sentenced in U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of New York to criminal violations related to the falsification of certificate stamps in violation of the Plant Protection Act, the Justice Department and the Department of Agriculture announced. As part of the plea agreement, the company will pay a fine of $100,000. Viola will pay $1,000 and serve three years of probation and has relinquished the business to his son.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Department of Agriculture referral to the Justice Deparment
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
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