Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Alphin Brothers Inc.
Penalty: 
$100,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
August 11, 2015
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

North Carolina-based seafood processor and wholesale distributor Alphin Brothers Inc., was sentenced in federal court for falsely labeling imported shrimp, the Justice Department announced. Consistent with the plea agreement, the court sentenced Alphin Brothers Inc., to pay a criminal fine of $100,000 and to forfeit approximately 21,450 pounds of shrimp.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Facility State: 
North Carolina
Facility City: 
Dunn
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Parent company note: 
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