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SoCal Companies Convicted of Scheming to Avoid $1.8B in Customs Duties

A federal jury Monday found a half-dozen Southland corporate entities guilty of participating in a wide-ranging wire-and-customs fraud scheme in which huge amounts of aluminum were disguised as pallets and stockpiled at warehouses in the Inland Empire and elsewhere to avoid $1.8 billion in customs duties. The bogus pallets were exported to the United States […]