Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
OMI Corporation
Penalty: 
$4,200,000
Year: 
2004
Date: 
January 21, 2004
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

A Connecticut-based shipping company pleaded guilty to charges of preparing false documents in an effort to cover up the illegal dumping of thousands of gallons of waste oil and sludge at sea. The company also agreed to pay a $4.2 million fine and serve three years of probation.

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