Baltimore Importer Gets Time Served For Avoiding Bag Duties

Law360, New York (November 30, 2012, 3:19 PM EST) -- The owner of a Maryland restaurant supply company who pled guilty to criminal accusations that he dodged import duties on Chinese plastic bags was sentenced Wednesday to time served and a year of supervised release.

Jin Qing Huang admitted in August to falsely declaring the value of a shipment of plastic bags to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, one of 10 counts in a criminal indictment that claimed he evaded $1.15 million in anti-dumping duties.

The rest of the charges against Huang — including conspiracy, smuggling...
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