Suit Importer Negligent For CBP Report Omissions: CIT

Law360, New York (June 16, 2011, 9:16 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Court of International Trade on Wednesday found Trek Leather Inc., a New Jersey importer of men's suits, and its principal liable for gross negligence for failing to report the cost of materials used to make suits overseas for sale in the U.S.

Senior Judge Nicholas Tsoucalas granted the U.S. Department of Justice's motion for summary judgment on the claim that Trek and its president and sole shareholder Harish Shadadpuri were liable for gross negligence for omitting fabric assists from import documents, according to the...
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