Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
We Lend More, Inc.
Penalty: 
$100,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
June 25, 2012
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

United States Attorney Laura E. Duffy announced that on March 1, 2012, a federal jury in San Diego convicted We Lend More, Inc., a National City pawn shop, and its owner, Marc Vogel, of several environmental crimes related to their dumping of lethal hazardous wastes at the Miramar Landfill in March 2011. Vogel and his company were found guilty of unlawful transportation of hazardous waste, unlawful disposal of hazardous waste, and transportation of hazardous waste without a manifest, based on their role in dumping of potassium cyanide - a poisonous toxin that is lethal to humans in very small doses - and concentrated nitric acid. We Lend More was sentenced to a total of 108 months probation and ordered to pay a $100,000 federal fine.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Facility State: 
California
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