Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Ambiance Apparel
Penalty: 
$117,897,708
Year: 
2020
Date: 
August 26, 2020
Offense Group: 
miscellaneous offenses
Primary Offense: 
customs duty evasion
Secondary Offense: 
tax violations
Violation Description: 

A clothing importer and the company's owner agreed to a pay more than $117 million in penalties and plead guilty to resolve allegations of undervaluing imported garments to avoid paying millions of dollars in duties to the United Statesand commiting tax fraud by failing to report on tax returns millions of dollars derived from cash transactions.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Central District of California
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Facility State: 
California
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.