ACI's Presents the Inaugural Executive Forum on False Claims and Qui Tam Enforcement

False Claims - Legal Conference

When: Monday, January 27 to Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Where: The Carlton Hotel, New York, NY

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Industry News 

Ohio-Based Basco Manufacturing Co. To Pay $1.1 Million For Allegedly Falsifying Customs Documents To Evade Import Duties On Chinese Products

United States Sues Four Other Companies and Two Individuals for Similar Violations

        WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice announced today that Ohio-based Basco Manufacturing Co. (Basco) has agreed to pay $1.1 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by making false customs declarations to avoid paying duties on products imported from a Chinese manufacturer, and that it has filed a complaint against four other companies and two individuals based on similar allegations.  The defendants named in the lawsuit are California-based C.R. Laurence Co.; Florida-based Southeastern Aluminum Products Inc.; Texas-based Waterfall Group LLC; New York-based Northeastern Aluminum Corp.; Northeastern’s owner, William Ma; and Robert Wingfield, the U.S. representative of Chinese exporter Tai Shan Golden Gain Aluminum Products Ltd. (Tai Shan). [ Read More ]