Insurer Dropped From Fish Dumping Duty Bond Suit

Law360, New York (September 17, 2010, 3:21 PM EDT) -- The U.S. government has agreed to drop Washington International Insurance Co. from its suit seeking to hold Washington International and Hartford Fire Insurance Co. liable for a portion of the more than $128 million in unpaid anti-dumping duties for Sterling Seafood Corp.'s frozen fish fillet imports.

Department of Justice attorney Stephen C. Tosini on Wednesday lodged a proposed order of dismissal only for Washington International, which issued two entry bonds to Sterling that the government claimed made the insurer responsible for more than $3.8 million of...
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