Computer Cable Co. Owes $1.2M For Underpaying Customs

Law360, New York (March 13, 2014, 4:09 PM EDT) -- A computer cable manufacturer agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle a whistleblower suit in California federal court accusing the company of underpaying customs duties on computer cable goods imported from China, the U.S. Department of Justice announced on Wednesday.

After intervening in the whistleblower suit, brought by a former BizLink Technology Inc. employee, the DOJ said the company would pay $1.2 million to settle accusations that it had underpaid customs duties on Chinese goods imported from 2006 to 2008.

“BTI allegedly obtained two sets of...
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