Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Z Gallerie LLC
Penalty: 
$15,000,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
April 27, 2016
Offense Group: 
miscellaneous offenses
Primary Offense: 
customs duty evasion
Violation Description: 

The Department of Justice announced that Z Gallerie LLC agreed to pay $15 million to resolve allegations that the company engaged in a scheme to evade customs duties on imports of wooden bedroom furniture from the People's Republic of China, in violation of the False Claims Act. Z Gallerie sells upscale furniture and accessories in stores across the United States and through the Internet.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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