LENEXA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) - A Missouri explosive manufacturing facility has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $580,135 to settle allegations of violating the Clean Air Act and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) -- The Pennsylvania State Supreme Court has affirmed a decision of the Superior Court holding the manufacturer and distributors of an improperly manufactured tree stand responsible after a man fell and was injured during installation.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The former accounting director and an outside auditor from American Mortgage Specialist have pleaded guilty in Arizona to obstruction of justice and conspiracy to defraud BNC National Bank.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Chinese affiliates of the Big Four accounting firms and another large U.S. accounting firm have refused to produce documents related to China-based companies under investigation by the SEC for potential accounting fraud against U.S. investors.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - A Virginia-based contractor is facing a complaint filed by the U.S. Department of Justice for allegedly submitting false claims for unqualified security guards under a contract to provide security in Iraq, the Justice Department announced Oct. 31.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - A $2 million settlement with 290 small parties, called de minimis parties, for the Casmalia Resources Superfund Site was announced Tuesday by the Environmental Protection Agency.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The largest insider trading case ever charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission alleges a $276 million scheme for a clinical trial Alzheimer's drug jointly developed by two pharmaceutical companies.
Lenexa, Kan. (Legal Newsline) - The Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday Roquette America, Inc. has agreed to pay a $4.1 million civil penalty that will settle alleged violations of the Clean Water Act and its National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - A settlement with two former importers of highway motorcycles, recreational vehicles and small spark ignition engines over the alleged sales of vehicles and engines in violation of the Clean Air Act requirements, the EPA announced Wednesday.
PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - Three companies in Ravenswood, W.Va., have signed a consent order with the Environmental Protection Agency to prevent releases of cyanide into soil and groundwater at their 2.7-acre site.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Brad Demuzio and his company, Demuzio Capital Management, both of Chubbuck, Idaho, has been sentenced to prison after being charged by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission with operating a fraudulent $1.8 million commodity pool and foreign currency Ponzi scheme.
Lenexa, Kan. (Legal Newsline) - An agricultural and industrial product manufacturer, Behlen Manufacturing Company, as agreed to pay a $59,996 civil penalty to settle a series of alleged Resource Conservation and Recovery Act violations in Columbus, Neb.