Violation Tracker Individual Record
: Perfectus Aluminium Inc. et al.
: April 11, 2022
: miscellaneous offenses
: customs duty evasion
: Six Southern California companies were ordered to pay $1.83 billion in restitution for participating in a conspiracy to defraud the United States through a scheme in which huge amounts of aluminum disguised as pallets to avoid $1.8 billion in customs duties were exported to the United States and were "sold" to fraudulently inflate a China-based company's revenues and deceive investors worldwide.
Level of Government
: agency action
: U.S. Attorney-Central District of California
Civil or Criminal Case
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