Fleet Management Indicted Over Alleged Oil Dumping

Law360, New York (April 30, 2010, 1:35 PM EDT) -- A federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging Hong Kong-based shipping company Fleet Management Ltd. in connection with the illegal dumping of oily wastewater, a potential $3 million case against the company.

The company, which also allegedly hid the evidence of the dumping, was indicted Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas on charges of obstruction of agency proceedings, making false statements and failing to keep accurate pollution control records.

Prem Kumar, a ship superintendent for the company who worked...
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